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Imagining Women's Careers

Laurie Cohen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199697199
eISBN:
9780191779534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697199.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book is about women’s careers, how they think about and enact their working lives, and how these patterns change, or stay the same, over time. It focuses on seventeen women, based in the same ... More


The Transition from Employment to Self-Employment

Laurie Cohen

in Imagining Women's Careers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199697199
eISBN:
9780191779534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697199.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter is based on interviews conducted in 1993/4 and examines women’s moves from employment to self-employment. It starts by introducing and critiquing three related dichotomies that persist ... More


Who am i? The Process of Identity Renegotiation for Opera Choristers Following Redundancy

Jane Oakland, Raymond MacDonald, and Paul Flowers

in Handbook of Musical Identities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199679485
eISBN:
9780191759994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679485.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines the way in which opera singers deal with the loss of identity incurred by redundancy and in particular, the fragility of an identity in music that is work dependent. Examples of ... More


Mozart: resilience under stress

Andrew Steptoe

in Genius and the Mind: Studies of Creativity and Temperament

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523734
eISBN:
9780191688997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523734.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The chapter analyses the life and achievements of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and reveals his career transition from child prodigy to mature adult artist. The purpose in this chapter is to outline the ... More


Community Colleges: A Place for Community Psychology in Action

John M. Majer

in Diverse Careers in Community Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190457938
eISBN:
9780190457945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457938.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Community psychologists typically work in various settings, such as universities, community-based organizations, and/or as independent consultants. This chapter describes the experiences of one ... More


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