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Precarious employment: understanding an emerging social determinant of health.
Employment precariousness is a social determinant that affects the health of workers, families, and communities. Its recent popularity has been spearheaded by three main developments: the surge inExpand
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Burnout among senior teachers: Investigating the role of workload and interpersonal relationships at work
Abstract According to the ‘intensification’ thesis, external pressures from policymakers, supervisors, parents, and experts fuel an ever-expanding teaching role and associated workload. Against thatExpand
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Welfare states, flexible employment, and health: a critical review.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this literature review is to identify whether differences between welfare regimes can manifest diverse consequences for the health effects of insecure and precarious employment,Expand
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Mortality in adult immigrants in the 2000s in Belgium: a test of the ‘healthy‐migrant’ and the ‘migration‐as‐rapid‐health‐transition’ hypotheses
Firstly, to map out and compare all‐cause and cause‐specific mortality patterns by migrant background in Belgium; and secondly, to probe into explanations for the observed patterns, more specificallyExpand
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Measuring employment precariousness in the European Working Conditions Survey: the social distribution in Europe.
BACKGROUND Precarious employment is becoming an increasingly important social determinant of health inequalities among workers. The way in which contemporary employment arrangements and their healthExpand
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Six Employment Conditions and Health Inequalities: A Descriptive Overview
Standard full-time permanent employment—providing a minimal degree of stability, income sustainability, workers' empowerment, and social protection—has declined in the high-income countries, while itExpand
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Employment relations, social class and health: a review and analysis of conceptual and measurement alternatives.
Employment relations, as a theoretical framework for social class, represent a complementary approach to social stratification. Employment relations introduce social relations of ownership andExpand
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Social Stratification, Social Closure, and Social Class as Determinants of Mental Health Disparities
We review two major strands of sociological theory to understand possible causal processes relevant to the generation of social inequalities and the production of parallel mental health disparities.Expand
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How does employment quality relate to health and job satisfaction in Europe? A typological approach.
The changing nature of employment in recent decades, due to an increased emphasis on flexibility and competitiveness in European labour markets, compels the need to assess the consequences ofExpand
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Measuring Employment Arrangements in the European Labour Force: A Typological Approach
In this article employment quality in the EU27 is investigated by means of a typological approach, based on several features of the employment conditions and relations characterising jobs. TheExpand
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