Work, leisure, and well-being by John Trevor Haworth

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Published by Routledge in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Work -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Leisure -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Happiness.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJohn T. Haworth ; with guest chapters by Seppo E. Iso-Ahola ... [et al.].
ContributionsIso-Ahola, Seppo E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF481 .H39 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL461993M
ISBN 100415017033, 0415148626
LC Control Number98180873
OCLC/WorldCa37370135

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Work, Leisure and Well Being reviews the current literature and complements it with the findings of the most recent research to provide a serious and fascinating study of the most important areas of adult life. It raises as many questions as it answers; for instance, if paid work is better than a leisure activity, what's the use of looking Cited by: Book Description.

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