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Kahn, Robert L. 1918-

Overview
Works: 80 works in 250 publications in 4 languages and 10,508 library holdings
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Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HM131, 613.0438
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Most widely held works by Robert L Kahn
The social psychology of organizations by Daniel Katz( Book )
30 editions published between 1966 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 2,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"We believe that it is possible to meet the requirements of scientific validity and conceptual adequacy within the bounds of the experimental tradition. The development of experimental work in social psychology has progressed to a stage wherein a fairly complete treatment of the entire subject matter can now be given in the light of experimentally derived knowledge. In other words, where actual experiments remain yet to be performed, the problems can even now be envisaged in terms of experimentally established facts. Specifically, the plan of organization to be followed in this book attempts an adequate, vital approach by introducing materials and problems from the point of view of different participants in the social scene. The social world as it appears to the man on the street, social phenomena as seen through the eyes of the clinician or psychiatrist, and the social drama as viewed by the social engineer or planner all provide points of departure for our study. A unity in these descriptions derives from a continuing emphasis upon naturalistic and scientific interpretation. A whole section (Part II), moreover, is devoted to a detailed analysis of the mechanisms and mainsprings of action, the motives of men, and the processes of social interaction as revealed in experimental findings. Part I is descriptive and sociological, Part II is analytical and experimental, Part III is genetic and developmental, Part IV historical and dialectical. It is hoped that the instructor will find this treatment a broad exposition which includes many phases of the behavior of the individual as he encounters the social world of his fellows. The gearing of this account to the problems of everyday life increases its vitality to the student"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Successful aging by John W Rowe( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The results of the MacArthur Foundation Study of Aging in America, which show how to maintain optimum physical and mental strength throughout later life."--Jacket
The dynamics of interviewing; theory, technique, and cases by Robert L Kahn( Book )
38 editions published between 1957 and 1983 in English and Italian and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The study of organizations by Daniel Katz( Book )
13 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Organizational stress: studies in role conflict and ambiguity by Robert L Kahn( Book )
11 editions published between 1964 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Work and health by Robert L Kahn( Book )
6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surveys by telephone : a national comparison with personal interviews by Robert M Groves( Book )
5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Measuring populations in person and on the telephone; Sample designs for personal and telephone interview surveys; Administration of the surveys; Response differences between the two modes of data collection; Method effects associated with specific types of measures; Measurable sources of error in the survey data; Sampling and data collection costs for the surveys; Summary and speculation
Power and conflict in organizations by Robert L Kahn( Book )
8 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Age and structural lag : society's failure to provide meaningful opportunities in work, family, and leisure ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In twentieth-century industrial societies most of us live longer and healthier lives than ever before in history. Yet the social structures and institutions that provide opportunities for our lives are still marked by age constraints that were appropriate a century ago. Education is still primarily reserved for the young; work and family responsibilities are crowded into the middle years; while leisure and free time are allocated to the added decades of retirement. Even the many vital men and women past age 65, or even 55, who want or need paid jobs are regarded as "too old" to work. Lives have changed, but social structures have not caught up. There is a lag or mismatch between lives and structures. What are the detrimental consequences of this structural lag for individuals and society at large? How do structures change, and how can they be changed to enhance lives at every age? What alternative structures would lessen the burdens of middle age, prepare children for the complexities of the real world, and provide opportunities for productivity, independence, and esteem for older people? Seeking answers to such questions, the twelve chapters in this book bring powerful insights to bear on structural lag from sociology and psychology; and they draw upon history, anthropology, and economics to disclose new perspectives on the past and the present, and new hope for the future. While special attention is paid to structures affecting the old, issues relating to all ages are explored in respect to work, family, education, retirement, and other domains of social life. This is a powerful book, revolutionary in its conceptions and implications, calling for structural changes in society; a new mix of work, family, and leisure. Opening a critical but neglected area, it is the first book publication of a long-range Program on Age and Structural Change (PASC) directed by Matilda White Riley at the National Institute on Aging and involving an international network of scholars. Timely, authoritative, and the only book to offer a comprehensive treatment of this increasingly important social problem, Age and Structural Lag is a valuable resource for psychologists, sociologists, and those interested in human development and aging; for those in professional practice and in policy, both public and private; and for sophisticated readers concerned with major issues of everyday life
Organizations and nation-states : new perspectives on conflict and cooperation ( Book )
6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Participation in union locals by Arnold Sherwood Tannenbaum( Book )
5 editions published between 1958 and 1982 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The people elect a president by University of Michigan( Book )
13 editions published between 1952 and 1979 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discrimination without prejudice; a study of promotion practices in industry by University of Michigan( Book )
4 editions published between 1964 and 1982 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Justifying violence: attitudes of American men by Monica D Blumenthal( Book )
7 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The survey emphasized the study of the levels of violence which can be viewed as justified to bring about social control and social change. Also, their definitions of violence and their personal values, and their identification with the groups involved in violence
Justifying violence : attitudes of American men, 1969 by Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Justifying violence : attitudes of American men : summer 1969 : frequencies addendum ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comparison of two methods of collecting data for social research the fixed-alternative questionnaire and the open-ended interview by Robert L Kahn( )
6 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American national election study, 1948 by Angus Campbell( )
2 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in Undetermined and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This study is part of a time-series collection of national surveys fielded continuously since 1952. The election studies are designed to present data on Americans' social backgrounds, enduring political predispositions, social and political values, perceptions and evaluations of groups and candidates, opinions on questions of public policy, and participation in political life
Justifying Violence Attitudes of American Men, 1969 ( )
in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For this study, emphasis was placed on examination of the levels of violence which can be viewed as justified to bring about social control and social change. Also emphasized were the role of the respondents' personal values, their definitions of violence, and their identification with the groups involved in violence
ICPSR Instructional Subset Justifying Violence: Attitudes of American Men, 1969 by Monica D Blumenthal( )
in Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This survey of attitudes of American men regarding violence was conducted in the summer of 1969 by the Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research at The University of Michigan. The survey included responses from 1,374 men, aged 16-64, drawn from the Survey Research Center's national sample of dwellings. The investigators examined the level of violence which respondents viewed as justified to accomplish social control and social change and emphasized the role of the respondent's personal values, his definition of violence, and his identification with the groups involved in violence. To examine the degree of violence which American men felt could be justified for social control, the investigators asked respondents to react to situations involving protests and other disturbances. These situations included hoodlum gang disturbances, student protests, and black protest demonstrations. The respondents were asked what police actions--from ''letting it go'' to ''shooting to kill''--were appropriate as police control measures. Several such items were combined to form an index of ''violence for social control.''
 
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Alternative Names
Kahn, R. L.
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Kahn, Robert L. (Robert Louis), 1918-
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