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Kahn, Robert L. 1918-

Works: 63 works in 356 publications in 7 languages and 10,398 library holdings
Genres: Data tape catalogs  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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 )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 2,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Analyzes the essential problems of human organizations--the motivation to work, the resolution of conflict, the exercise of leadership, and the creation of organizational change. Examines the relations between organizations and their environments, the effect of organizational demands and opportunities on individual health, and the experimental development of organizational alternatives to conventional bureaucratic structure. Applies theoretical principles to concrete organizational problems, illustrating with research findings."--Publisher's information
Successful aging by John W Rowe( Book )

19 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,429 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 )

75 editions published between 1957 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of organizations by Daniel Katz( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organizational stress: studies in role conflict and ambiguity by Robert L Kahn( Book )

23 editions published between 1964 and 1981 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work and health by Robert L Kahn( Book )

9 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys by telephone : a national comparison with personal interviews by Robert M Groves( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 557 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 )

20 editions published between 1959 and 1964 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Age and structural lag : society's failure to provide meaningful opportunities in work, family, and leisure by Matilda White Riley( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 470 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 )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Participation in union locals by Arnold Sherwood Tannenbaum( Book )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1982 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people elect a president by University of Michigan( Book )

15 editions published between 1852 and 1979 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justifying violence: attitudes of American men by Monica D Blumenthal( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study contains data on the attitudes of 1,374 American men aged 16-64 toward violence in 1969. The study was undertaken to examine the levels of violence that can be viewed as justified to bring about social control or 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. Some of the open-ended questions in the structured interview probed the respondents' general concerns, their attitudes toward violence, and their views on the causes of and ways of preventing violence. In questions grouped into categories of "violence for social control" and "violence for social change", respondents were asked to react to situations involving protests and other disturbances such as hoodlum gang disturbances, students' protests, and Black protest demonstrations. Repondents' opinions were sought on the appropriate police actions in these situations and the frequency with which certain control measures should be utilized. Respondents were also asked in three different situations whether they believed change could be effected without action involving property damage or injury, or if change could only be effected with protests in which some people were killed. Demographic variables describe age, sex, date of birth, nationality, occupation, education, religion, and family income. A supplementary sample of Black men is also included in this study in order to permit separate analysis on the basis of race ... Cf.:
Discrimination without prejudice; a study of promotion practices in industry by University of Michigan( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1982 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La dinamica dell'intervista by Robert L Kahn( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1978 in Italian and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American National Election Study, 1948 by Angus Campbell( )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 30 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
ICPSR Instructional Subset: Justifying Violence: Attitudes of American Men, 1969 by Monica D Blumenthal( )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey of attitudes of 1,374 American men aged 16-64 toward 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 investigators examined the level of violence that respondents viewed as justified to accomplish social control and social change and also probed the respondents' personal values, their definition of violence, and their identification with groups involved in violence. To examine the degree of violence that 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." In questions dealing with the level of violence necessary to bring about social change, respondents were asked if they agreed with the necessity of "protest in which some people will be killed" in order to bring about changes sought by Blacks, by student demonstrators, and in general. These items were combined into an index of "violence for social change." This instructional subset from the original study also includes an initial series of questions that asked whether respondents viewed such actions as protest demonstrations, police frisking, looting, burglary, and draft-card burning as violence. This was followed by inquiries into the possible causes of violence and motives of those who participate in violence. Another set of variables deals with respondents' relative views of property damage and personal injury and their opinions on the use of violence to pre ... Cf.:
Social Networks in Adult Life, 1980 : [United States] by Robert L Kahn( )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These data were gathered to provide information on Kahn and Antonucci's life-span developmental model, ''convoys of social support, '' which explores interpersonal relationships over time. Older adults (aged 50+) were interviewed on their health status, labor force status, and other demographic characteristics, and on the composition and degree of closeness of members of their current support network (e.g., spouses, children, friends). Three concentric circles of closeness were defined, varying in terms of transcendence of the relationship beyond role requirements, stability over the life span, and exchange of many different types of support (confiding, reassurance, respect, care when ill, discussion when upset, and talk about health). The principal respondents named a total of 6,341 network members, ranging in age from 18 to 96 years. Detailed structural and functional characteristics were collected from the principal respondents on the first ten named members of each support network. Similar interviews were then conducted with one to three network members of those 259 principal respondents who were 70+ years old. Two data files are provided: Part 1 contains merged data from the interviews of both the principal respondents aged 70+ and their network members, and Part 2 contains data from the principal respondents aged 50+ ... Cf.:
Detroit Area Study, 1956: Orientation on Moral Issues in a Metropolis and The Meaning of Work by Robert Cooley Angell( )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of 797 adults in the Detroit metropolitan area provides information on their attitudes toward work and their motivations for working, as well as their orientation toward many social and political issues. The study was a combination of two separate studies: ORIENTATION ON MORAL ISSUES IN A METROPOLIS by Robert Angell, and THE MEANING OF WORK by Robert Kahn and Robert Weiss. Respondents were asked about the importance of work in their life, the things in their job that made them feel important, the things they wanted from their job that it did not provide, the other areas of their life that made them feel useful, and the people in their lives that influenced their choice of occupation. A number of questions that focused on women working outside the home probed respondents' feelings about how a husband was affected by a working wife, and if there were kinds of jobs that women should not have. Other questions probed respondents' views about what the United States should do in the event of an attack by the Soviet Union on a western European country, a parent not allowing a child to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in school, the proposed racial integration of schools, appointment or election of government officials, effecting changes in the United States Constitution, trial by a jury or a judge, ways to effect world peace, the most important problem for the United States in the future, and a Communist revolution in a Latin American country. Additional items explored respondents' opinion of the Detroit newspaper and the Detroit newspaper strike, and their satisfaction with the neighborhood. Respondents were also asked about their political party preference, as well as their use and ownership of telephones. Demographic variables specify age, sex, race, education, place of birth, marital status, number of children, nationality, religious prefere ... Cf.:
Georg Forsters Werke by Georg Forster( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in German and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The social psychology of organizations
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Kahn, R. L.

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Kahn, Robert L. (Robert Louis)

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Kahn, Robert Louis 1918-

Robert Kahn American psychologist

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Successful agingAge and structural lag : society's failure to provide meaningful opportunities in work, family, and leisure