Disruptions to women's social identity: a comparative study of workplace stress experienced by women in three geographic regions.

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Drawing on social identity theory (P. J. Burke, 1991) and the current status of women and equal opportunity legislation, the authors tested several factors associated with distress in working women in the People's Republic of China (PRC), Hong Kong, and the United States. Women in Hong Kong experienced significantly greater levels of life stress than PRC… (More)

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@article{Shaffer2000DisruptionsTW, title={Disruptions to women's social identity: a comparative study of workplace stress experienced by women in three geographic regions.}, author={Margaret A Shaffer and Janis Joplin and Myrtle P Bell and Titanic F. O. Lau and Celep Oguz}, journal={Journal of occupational health psychology}, year={2000}, volume={5 4}, pages={441-56} }