Professor Tarani Chandola, the author of a recent British Academy Policy Centre report, describes how stress at work has increased during the recession.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 17 (March 2011).
Stress at Work considers the stress caused by work, discussing not only the trends and determinants of work stress but also its costs to health, employers, the economy and wider society.
The publication of the ‘Cheshire and Lancashire’ volume of the British Academy’s ‘Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture’ brings this important series closer to completion. The Corpus has significantly increased the number of known Anglo-Saxon monuments. The General Editor, Professor Rosemary Cramp FBA, explains how the Corpus volumes have encouraged debate and set in motion new ways of assessing these sculptures. Then Professor Richard N. Bailey explains the significance of one particular stone – the Bidston hogback – featured in his ‘Cheshire and Lancashire’ volume.
In the inaugural Anglo-German Foundation Lecture delivered at the British Academy on 25 January 2011, Sir Tony Atkinson FBA considered the evolution of social policy in Europe, and its impact on inequality, poverty, social exclusion and well-being. In this extract, he discusses the development of new means to assess well-being in the future.