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Introduction-Chapter 1

Beyond the Individual: Connecting Work Environment and Health
Deborah R. Gordon and Peter L. Schnall

PART I: THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORK

CHAPTER 2 Economic Globalization and Its Effects on Labor
Chrisy Moutsatsos

CHAPTER 3 The Growing Imbalance: Class, Work, and Health in an Era of Increasing Inequality
Jeffrey V. Johnson

CHAPTER 4 The Changing Nature of Work in Canada and Other Developed Countries: What Do the Trends Over Time Tell Us?
Peter Smith and John Frank

CHAPTER 5 The Changing Nature of Work in the United States
Edward Yelin

PART II: THE HEALTH AND ECONOMIC COSTS OF "UNHEALTHY" WORK

CHAPTER 6 The Workplace and Cardiovascular Disease
Paul A. Landsbergis, Peter L. Schnall, and Marnie Dobson

CHAPTER 7 From Stress to Distress: The Impact of Work on Mental Health
Marnie Dobson and Peter L. Schnall

CHAPTER 8 Work, Ethnicity, and Health in California
Haiou Yang

CHAPTER 9 Work, Psychosocial Stressors, and the Bottom Line
Maritza Jauregui and Peter L. Schnall

PART III: INTERVENTIONS

CHAPTER 10 Stakeholder Perspectives on Work and Stress: Seeking Common Ground
Deborah R. Gordon, Maritza Jauregui, and Peter L. Schnall

CHAPTER 11 Interventions to Reduce Job Stress and Improve Work Organization and Worker Health
Paul A. Landsbergis

CHAPTER 12 Using Participatory Action Research Methodology to Improve Worker Health
Ellen Rosskam

CHAPTER 13 The MUNI Health and Safety Project: A 26-Year Union-Management Research Collaboration
Ray Antonio, June Fisher, and Ellen Rosskam

CHAPTER 14 Organizing and Collaborating to Reduce Hotel Workers' Injuries
Mike Casey and Ellen Rosskam

CHAPTER 15 The Maintenance Cooperation Trust Fund: Combating Worker Exploitation and Unfair Competition through Collective Action with Responsible Employers
Lilia Garcia

CHAPTER 16 Occupational and Environmental Medicine in the Twenty-First Century
Dean Baker, Marnie Dobson, and Peter L. Schnall

CHAPTER 17 Emotional Labor and the Pursuit of Happiness
Stephen Lloyd Smith

CHAPTER 18 Measuring the Protection of Workers' Health: A National Work Security Index
Ellen Rosskam

CONCLUSION

CHAPTER 19 Curing Unhealthy Work
Peter L. Schnall, Marnie Dobson, Ellen Rosskam, and Paul Landsbergis


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