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Conclusion

Allison E. Smith

in Ageing in urban neighbourhoods: Place attachment and social exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422712
eISBN:
9781447301448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422712.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter draws on the key themes raised within each of the three parts of the book — revising, rethinking, and refocusing the person-environment fit. It details the contribution of the book to ... More


Interests and Person–Environment Fit: A New Perspective on Workforce Readiness and Success

Rong Su and Christopher D. Nye

in Building Better Students: Preparation for the Workforce

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199373222
eISBN:
9780190675769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373222.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The search for “noncognitive” skills essential for workforce readiness has largely overlooked one important individual difference domain: interests. This chapter reviews evidence for the relationship ... More


Conclusion and Directions for Future Research

Peter A. Bamberger, Samuel B. Bacharach, Kathleen A. Briggs, and Meira Ben-Gad

in Retirement and the Hidden Epidemic: The Complex Link Between Aging, Work Disengagement, and Substance Misuse and What To Do About It

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199374120
eISBN:
9780190216894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374120.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter summarizes our conclusions and offers some ideas for fruitful new lines of research. Among the ideas proposed are (1) examining generational or cohort differences in alcohol consumption ... More


Connecting with community: the nature of belonging among rural elders

Vanessa Burholt, Nigel Curry, Norah Keating, and Jacquie Eales

in Countryside connections: Older people, community and place in rural Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310303
eISBN:
9781447310327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310303.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter reviews the literature on place attachment and then empirically tests conceptual models of place attachment (based on the literature) to identify the predictors of, and the pathways to, ... More


Rethinking How We Prepare Students for the Workforce: Commentary

Indako E. Clarke, Kit S. Double, and Carolyn MacCann

in Building Better Students: Preparation for the Workforce

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199373222
eISBN:
9780190675769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373222.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The 21st century has heralded many changes to the nature of work, and to contemporary workplaces. These changes demand workers who can adapt and thrive in dynamic environments and roles. It is the ... More


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