Occupational Health Psychology and Women in Asian Contexts

Oi Ling SIU, Haijiang WANG, Milan PAGON

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Abstract

The focus of discussion in this chapter is on occupational stress and health of women in Asian contexts. There are similarities of occupational health and illness between Asian and Western women, and occupational health in Asian contexts is more related to culture, with working women expected to fulfill traditional modest feminist and family responsibilities. Two cases in Asian countries are examined in depth, Bangladesh and China, to illustrate the intersection role of culture and gender on occupational stress and health.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Cambridge Handbook of the International Psychology of Women
EditorsFanny M. CHEUNG, Diane F. HALPERN
PublisherCambridge University Press
Chapter22
Pages317-328
ISBN (Electronic)9781108561716
ISBN (Print)9781108473033, 9781108460903
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2020

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    SIU, O. L., WANG, H., & PAGON, M. (2020). Occupational Health Psychology and Women in Asian Contexts. In F. M. CHEUNG, & D. F. HALPERN (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of the International Psychology of Women (pp. 317-328). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108561716.027