From career adaptability to subjective identity forms

TitleFrom career adaptability to subjective identity forms
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsRossier, J, Maggiori, C, Zimmermann, G
EditorDi Fabio, A, Bernaud, J-L
Book TitleThe construction of the identity in 21st century: A Festschrift for Jean Guichard
Chapter4
Pagination45-58
PublisherNova Sciences Publishers
Place PublishedNew York, NY
ISBN Number978-1-63463-218-8
Citation Key1623

Socialization into organizations and balancing work and family

TitleSocialization into organizations and balancing work and family
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsWiese, B, Knecht, M
EditorVuori, J, Blonk, R, Price, RH
Book TitleSustainable working lives: Managing work transitions and health throughout the life course
Chapter6
Pagination87-105
PublisherSpringer
Place PublishedNew York, NY
ISBN Number978-94-017-9797-9
Abstract

Organizational transitions represent particularly important challenges for both employees and employers. The present chapter summarizes and contextualizes the demands and outcomes of organizational socialization processes. With respect to socialization outcomes, we differentiate between proximal and distal outcomes as well as between work-related and health-related outcomes. We embed organizational socialization and individual self-regulatory strategies in the broader life context of the individual by drawing specific attention to the family domain. The return to work after maternity leave is selected as a sample case to demonstrate how both work-related and family-related experiences and characteristics impact occupational adjustment processes in young adulthood. Finally, we make suggestions how empirical findings on the work-family interplay might be integrated into new organizational socialization programs and initiatives.

DOI10.1007/978-94-017-9798-6_6
Citation Key1622

Facteurs facilitant ou entravant la participation des personnes âgées à des programmes de prévention des chutes: Une revue de littérature

TitleFacteurs facilitant ou entravant la participation des personnes âgées à des programmes de prévention des chutes: Une revue de littérature
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsPin Le Corre, S, Spini, D, Bodard, J, Arwidson, P
JournalRevue d’Épidémiologie et de Santé Publique
Volume63
Issue2
Pagination105-118
Keywordsaccidental falls, aged, attitude to health, motivation, perception, prevention
Abstract

Position du problème
La chute représente la première cause de décès par accident après 65 ans. Les programmes de prévention des chutes sont efficaces, mais ils concernent peu de personnes âgées. Cet article recense la littérature sur les facteurs facilitant et les facteurs entravant la participation à des programmes de prévention des chutes.
Méthodes
Une revue de la littérature a été réalisée pour identifier les documents de langue anglaise, allemande et française publiés entre 1990 et mai 2012. La recherche a été menée sur les bases Medline, PsychInfo, Psychological and behavioral sciences et Francis, sur les bibliographies des articles identifiés et sur des revues de santé publique, de gérontologie et de sciences sociales. Sur 462 documents repérés, 19 ont été retenus et analysés.
Résultats
Sur les 19 articles retenus, 12 portaient sur des études qualitatives et 7 étaient des revues de littérature. Parmi les barrières à la participation à des programmes de prévention des chutes, les documents mettent en avant la perception de la chute comme événement inévitable, le moment inadapté de l’intervention de prévention des chutes et des freins matériels. Au contraire, une présentation des programmes de prévention par un professionnel ou un proche, la mise en avant des bénéfices sociaux des interventions et l’adéquation des programmes avec les besoins des bénéficiaires constituent des facteurs facilitant la participation et l’adhésion des personnes âgées.
Conclusion
Cette revue de littérature identifie trois enjeux majeurs à considérer pour implanter durablement et de façon acceptable des programmes de prévention des chutes: l’accessibilité; le choix du référent; et les représentations sociales de la chute.

DOI10.1016/j.respe.2014.10.008
Citation Key1621
Refereed DesignationRefereed

A comparative study on fertility among the descendants of immigrants in Europe

TitleA comparative study on fertility among the descendants of immigrants in Europe
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsKulu, H, Hannemann, T, Pailhé, A, Neels, K, Rahnu, L, Puur, A, Krapf, S, González-Ferrer, A, Castro-Martin, T, Kraus, E, Bernardi, L, Guarin, A, Andersson, G, Persson, L
JournalFamilies And Societies
Volume2015
Issue40
Pagination1-32
KeywordsEurope, fertility, immigrants, Poisson regression, second generation
Abstract

This study investigates the childbearing patterns of the descendants of immigrants in selected European countries, with a focus on ethnic minority women whose parents arrived in Europe from high-fertility countries. While the fertility levels of immigrants to Europe have been examined in the recent literature, the childbearing patterns among their descendants have received little attention. Using longitudinal data from eight European countries and applying Poisson regression models, the study shows that many descendants of immigrants exhibit first-birth levels that are similar to the ‘native’ population in their respective countries; however, first-birth levels are elevated among women of Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin in the UK and for those of Turkish descent in France and Belgium. Transition rates to a second child vary less across ethnic groups. Most ethnic minority women in the UK, France and Belgium show significantly higher third-birth levels than ‘natives’ in those countries. The inclusion of women’s level of education in the analysis has little effect on fertility differences across the ethnic groups. Overall, the childbearing behaviour of the descendants of immigrants falls in between the fertility pathways experienced by their parents’ generation and the respective ‘native’ populations. The analysis supports the idea that both the mainstream society and the minority subculture shape the childbearing patterns of the descendants of immigrants in Europe.

URLhttp://www.familiesandsocieties.eu/?page_id=3341
Citation Key1620
Refereed DesignationNon-Refereed

First child among immigrants and their descendants in Switzerland

TitleFirst child among immigrants and their descendants in Switzerland
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsGuarin, A, Bernardi, L
JournalFamilies And Societies
Volume2015
Issue39
Pagination150-171
Keywordschildbearing, immigrants, second-generation immigrants, Switzerland
Abstract

Drawing on data from the Swiss Household Panel (SHP), we examine the first birth behaviour of immigrants and their descendants by comparing their patterns to those of the ‘native’ population in Switzerland. Using event-history techniques, the empirical evidence shows that all second-generation immigrants (2G) have similar probabilities of becoming parents than Swiss natives, with the exception of 2G with Former Yugoslavian and Turkish origins. The latter group is more likely of becoming parents and having children at younger ages than their counterparts from Switzerland and from other origin.

URLhttp://www.familiesandsocieties.eu/?page_id=3334
Citation Key1619
Refereed DesignationNon-Refereed

Union formation among immigrants and their descendants in Switzerland

TitleUnion formation among immigrants and their descendants in Switzerland
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsGuarin, A, Bernardi, L
JournalFamilies And Societies
Volume2014
Issue13
Pagination74-97
Keywordsimmigrants, marriage, Switzerland, the second-generation migrants
Abstract

Drawing on data from the Swiss Household Panel (SHP), we examine first union formation among immigrants and their descendants by comparing their behaviour to thatof the ‘native’ population in Switzerland. The empirical evidence shows that there are differences in the timing of union formation between immigrantsand the Swiss natives. Within the immigrant group, we also observe differences between those who arrived in Switzerland as adults and their descendants, who have been born or socialized in Switzerland from very early ages. The formation of a first union amongthe descendants of immigrants occurs later than among immigrants. This supports the adaptation (integration) hypothesis: through generations, social norms of the host country are adopted and integrated in union behaviour of individuals with a migrant background.

URLhttp://www.familiesandsocieties.eu/?page_id=2370
Citation Key1618
Refereed DesignationNon-Refereed

The effect of the socioeconomic status of ethnic groups on educational inequalities in Switzerland: Which "hidden" mechanisms?

TitleThe effect of the socioeconomic status of ethnic groups on educational inequalities in Switzerland: Which "hidden" mechanisms?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsGomensoro, A, Bolzman, C
JournalItalian Journal of Sociology of Education
Volume7
Issue2
Pagination70-98
ISSN2035-4983
Keywordseducational inequality, educational trajectory, second-generation immigrants, socioeconomic status
Abstract

Socioeconomic status (SES) is one of the major explanatory factors of educational inequalities between ethnic groups. Nevertheless, this relation has rarely been explored in detail, taking into account educational trajectories instead of educational attainment. What is the impact of the SES of ethnic groups on educational trajectories? And by which “hidden mechanisms” SES background concretely influences the educational trajectories of youths? Based on the “Transition from education to employment” (TREE) longitudinal database in Switzerland, we propose a typology of post-compulsory educational pathways and we observe the impact of SES on the odds of taking a given path. Our analysis shows that, compared to other ethnic groups, second-generation from former-Yugoslavia, Portugal and Turkey are overrepresented in vocational and more problematic pathways mainly because of their low SES, but not exclusively. In addition, we conducted 50 biographical interviews with children of Albanian-speaking immigrants. We identified the fact that the SES effect is often nested with other negative factors related to the family, such as a precarious legal status, difficult living conditions, a lack of linguistic and social capital, etc. and related to the educational system that selects students into different tracks, constraints educational opportunities and reproduces educational inequalities.

URLhttp://journals.padovauniversitypress.it/ijse/content/effect-socioeconomic-status-ethnic-groups-educational-inequalities-switzerland-which-%E2%80%9Chidden
Citation Key1617
Refereed DesignationRefereed

Quelques défis pour l’appréhension sociologique des souffrances au travail sous l’angle du genre

TitleQuelques défis pour l’appréhension sociologique des souffrances au travail sous l’angle du genre
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsLe Feuvre, N
EditorBercot, R
Book TitleLa santé au travail au prisme du genre: Épistémologie, enquêtes et perspectives internationales
Series TitleColloques & Congrès
Chapter5
Pagination105-125
PublisherOctarès
Place PublishedToulouse
ISBN Number978-2-36630-036-9
Citation Key1612

Contractualising social policies: A way towards more active social citizenship and enhanced capabilities?

TitleContractualising social policies: A way towards more active social citizenship and enhanced capabilities?
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsBonvin, J-M, Rosenstein, E
EditorErvik, R, Kildal, N, Nilssen, E
Book TitleNew contractualism in European welfare policies
Chapter3
Pagination47-72
PublisherAshgate
Place PublishedAldershot
ISBN Number978-1-4724-4505-6
Citation Key1611

What matters in differences between life trajectories: A comparative review of sequence dissimilarity measures

TitleWhat matters in differences between life trajectories: A comparative review of sequence dissimilarity measures
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsStuder, M, Ritschard, G
JournalJournal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society)
Volume179
Issue2
Pagination481-511
Keywordsdissimilarity, distance, duration, optimal matching, sequencing, spells, state sequences, timing
Abstract

This is a comparative study of the multiple ways of measuring dissimilarities between state sequences. For sequences describing life courses, such as family life trajectories or professional careers, the important differences between the sequences essentially concern the sequencing (the order in which successive states appear), the timing, and the duration of the spells in the successive states. Even if some distance measures underperform, it has been shown that there is no universally optimal distance index and that the choice of a measure depends on which aspect we want to focus on. This study also introduces novel ways of measuring dissimilarities that overcome the flaws in existing measures.

DOI10.1111/rssa.12125
Citation Key1610
Refereed DesignationRefereed

Wohlbefindenstheorien

TitleWohlbefindenstheorien
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsPerrig-Chiello, P, Spahni, S
EditorGalliker, M, Wolfradt, U
Book TitleKompendium psychologischer Theorien
Series TitleSuhrkamp Taschenbuch Wissenschaft
Pagination545-549
PublisherSuhrkamp
Place PublishedBerlin
ISBN Number978-3-518-29754-4
Citation Key1609

Disziplinäre Exzellenz versus interdisziplinärer Pragmatismus: Überlegungen zur Popularität einer Kontroverse

TitleDisziplinäre Exzellenz versus interdisziplinärer Pragmatismus: Überlegungen zur Popularität einer Kontroverse
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsPerrig-Chiello, P
EditorEngler, B
Book TitleDisziplin – Discipline
Pagination117-134
PublisherAcademic Press Fribourg
Place PublishedFribourg
ISBN Number978-3-7278-1759-5
Citation Key1608

Influence of individual characteristics on work engagement and job stress in a sample of national and migrant workers in Switzerland

TitleInfluence of individual characteristics on work engagement and job stress in a sample of national and migrant workers in Switzerland
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsPocnet, C, Antonietti, J-P, Massoudi, K, Györkös, C, Becker, J, de Bruin, GP, Rossier, J
JournalSwiss Journal of Psychology
Volume74
Issue1
Pagination17-27
Keywordsjob stress, nationality, personality, work engagement
Abstract

In most Western postindustrial societies today, the population is aging, businesses are faced with global integration, and important migration flows are taking place. Increasingly work organizations are hiring crossnational and multicultural workteams. In this situation it is important to understand the influence of certain individual and cultural characteristics on the process of professional integration. The present study explores the links between personality traits, demographic characteristics (age, sex, education, income, and nationality), work engagement, and job stress. The sample consisted of 618 persons, including 394 Swiss workers (200 women, 194 men) and 224 foreigners living and working in Switzerland (117 women, 107 men). Each participant completed the NEO-FFI, the UWES, and the GWSS questionnaires. Our results show an interaction between age and nationality with respect to work engagement and general job stress. The levels of work engagement and job stress appear to increase with age among national workers, whereas they decrease among foreign workers. In addition, work engagement was negatively associated with Neuroticism and positively associated with the other four personality dimensions. Finally, job stress was positively associated with Neuroticism and Conscientiousness, and negatively associated with Extraversion. However, the strength of these relationships appeared to vary according to the worker’s nationality, age, sex, education, and income.

DOI10.1024/1421-0185/a000146
Citation Key1607
Refereed DesignationRefereed

Personality assessment and career interventions

TitlePersonality assessment and career interventions
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsRossier, J
EditorHartung, PJ, Savickas, ML, Walsh, WB
Book TitleAPA handbook of career intervention
Series TitleAPA Handbooks in Psychology
Volume1: Foundations
Chapter18
Pagination327-350
PublisherAmerican Psychological Association
Place PublishedWashington, DC
ISBN Number978-1-4338-1753-3
Citation Key1606

La mémoire autobiographique à travers le parcours de vie: Évaluation rétrospective du bonheur et de la vulnérabilité

TitleLa mémoire autobiographique à travers le parcours de vie: Évaluation rétrospective du bonheur et de la vulnérabilité
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsDasoki, N, Morselli, D, Spini, D
JournalLIVES Working Papers
Volume2015
Issue43
Pagination1-22
PublisherNCCR LIVES
ISSN2296-1658
Keywordsbonheur, effet de positivité, mémoire autobiographique, parcours de vie, personnes âgés, vulnérabilité
Abstract

L’intérêt de ce projet est de comprendre d’un côté si entre la population âgée il existe des différences d’âge dans le sens de l’effet de positivité. De l’autre côté, nous testons si les perceptions de bonheur et de vulnérabilité répondent à deux processus différents de rappel. Pour tester nos hypothèses nous avons utilisé l’enquête Vivre / Leben / Vivere sur une population suisse de 65 ans et plus (N=4200). Les résultats montrent que le bonheur dépend des normes culturelles et sociales alors que la vulnérabilité d’un effet d’âge. Pour le bonheur il n’existe pas de différences d’âge, alors que pour la vulnérabilité oui: les groupes plus âgés ont moins de probabilité d’indiquer des moments de vulnérabilité durant la plus grande partie de leur vie.

DOI10.12682/lives.2296-1658.2015.43
Citation Key1605