Glossary of "I"

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“Idiosyncratic employment arrangements are special terms of employment negotiated between individual workers and their employers (present or prospective) that satisfy both parties’ needs” (p. 977).
“The ideal worker is someone who works at least forty hours a week year round. This ideal-worker norm, framed around the traditional life patterns of men, excludes most mothers of childbearing age” (...
Given the complexity of the term the author suggests to see: Cerulo, K. A. (1997). Identity construction: New issues, new directions. Annual Review of Sociology, 23, 385-409 (Desrochers).
"The expression of 'voice' according to which individuals adopt and speak on behalf of particular life styles. In some cases, this becomes the basis for establishing particular life styles." (Brannen...
"Important in identity theory because the salience we attach to our identities influences how much effort we put into each role and how well we perform in each role." (Desrochers & Thompson) "...
A micro-sociological theory, which links self attitudes, or identities, to the role relationships and role-related behavior of individuals." (Andreassi & Desrochers) "According to Hogg, Terry,...
"Refers to identities in the plural which individuals make for themselves… they may be fluid, reflexive, innovative." (Brannen & Nilsen citing Kellner "A unique core or essence to identity- the '...
"Services provided under the federal Older Americans Act by all Area Agencies on Aging (AAA). They include home-maker and home health aide services, in-person and telephone reassurance, chore...
Incidental absence is “defined as an unscheduled absence from work of one to five days” (p. 22).
“The act or state of being included; a person or thing that is included” (Inclusion, 2004). “An education policy that allows students with disabilities to be integral members of age-appropriate...
"Income is the maximum amount that a household, or other unit, can consume without reducing its real net worth provided the net worth at the beginning of the period is not changed by capital...
“Income-to-poverty ratios represent the ratio of family or unrelated individual income to their appropriate poverty threshold. Ratios below 1.00 indicate that the income for the respective family or...
"Housing units that include some basic services such as meals and housekeeping, usually for a fee. These units may exist in a Continuous Care Retirement Community (CCRC) that also has assisted living...
“Beyond removing disincentives for the poor to save, states have increasingly created active incentives through Individual Development Accounts (IDAs). Thirty-nine states have had a state-...
"When measuring formal flexibility policies, researchers should also seek informal ones. The culture of the workplace can determine whether work-family benefits are available and to whom; in some...
“A situation in which employees can change their hours or location on an as-needed basis (although they usually need to notify their manager). Employees can generally make last-minute schedule...
Support that one worker provides to another in the form of information that can enhance their experiences.
Informational justice “focuses on explanations provided to people that convey information about why procedures were used in a certain way or why outcomes were distributed in a certain fashion” (p....
"The inequitable treatment of a group resulting from practices or policies that are incorporated into social, political, or economic institutions and that operate independently from the prejudices of...
"The six daily tasks (light housework, preparing meals, taking medications, shopping for groceries or clothes, using the telephone, and managing money) that enable the patient to live independently...
Tangible assistance that one worker provides to another that is intended to help solve problems.
"The part of a country's or a firm’s capital or an individual’s human capital that consists of ideas rather than something more physical. It can often be protected through patents or other...
Interactional justice concerns fairness of how individuals treat one another not only when resources are distributed but in everyday interactions, as well.
"A nursing home which provides health-related services to individuals who do not require the degree of care or treatment given in a hospital or skilled nursing facility, but who (because of their...
Interpersonal justice “reflects the degree to which people are treated with politeness, dignity, and respect by authorities and third parties involved in executing procedures or determining outcomes...
"Flexible work arrangements have been important for work-family studies because the interface between work and family demands is a significant cause of interrole conflict, defined by Greenhaus and...
“The term “intimate partner violence” describes physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex...