WorldCat Identities

Kahn, Robert L. 1918-

Overview
Works: 76 works in 395 publications in 8 languages and 11,220 library holdings
Genres: Examinations  Study guides  Data tape catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HM131, 613.0438
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Robert L Kahn
The social psychology of organizations by Daniel Katz( Book )

74 editions published between 1929 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organizacao e o conceito de sistemas; Caracteristicas de organizacoes sociais; Desenvolvimento de estruturas organizacionais; Uma tipologia de organizacoes; O conceito de efetividade organizacional; A assuncao de papeis organizacionais; Poder e autoridade; Comunicacao: o fluxo de informacao; Formulacao de politica e tomada de decisao; Lideranca; A base psicologica da efetividade organizacional; Mudanca organizacional
Successful aging by John W Rowe( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,556 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 Italian and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of organizations by Daniel Katz( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1964 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work and health by Robert L Kahn( Book )

9 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 552 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 )

18 editions published between 1959 and 1964 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 468 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 )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 367 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 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1952 and 1979 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Denial of illness; symbolic and physiological aspects by Edwin A Weinstein( Book )

12 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The present monograph represents the culmination of studies begun in 1938. At that time, under the stimulus of Dr. Sidney Tarachow, interest was centered in the amnestic-confabulatory state. The more intensive and systematic phase of the work has been going on since 1947. In the course of time, with the accumulation of data, certain of the earlier hypotheses were rejected as inadequate. It was gradually recognized that the motivation to deny illness provided a unifying concept to cover various patterns of behavior observed in altered states of brain function"--Foreword. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2007 APA, all rights reserved)
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 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to prepare for the science test section of the new high school equivalency examination by Herbert Nestler( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 57 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( )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 27 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.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03504
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

Justifying violence : attitudes of American men, 1969 by Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 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( )

7 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.41 (from 0.21 for Successful ... to 0.73 for A comparis ...)

Successful aging
Alternative Names
Kahn, R. L.

Kahn, Robert L.

Kahn, Robert L. 1918-...

Kahn, Robert L. (Robert Louis), 1918-

Kahn, Robert Louis 1918-

Роберт Кан

カーン, ロバート・L

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