ERIC Number: EJ270765
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
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Prestige, Work Satisfaction, and Alienation. Comparisons among Garbagemen, Professors, and Other Work Groups.
Walsh, Edward J.
Work and Occupations: An International Sociological Journal, v9 n4 p475-96 Nov 1982
Work dissatisfaction and general alienation of incumbents in seven nonfactory and nonoffice occupations ranging across the prestige hierarchy are examined and compared. Unpredicted findings are discussed, bringing in some of the workers' own comments to help explain the quantitative results; and two hypotheses for further investigation are suggested. (Author/CT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Reports - Evaluative
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