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Home interiors: A time and place for interpersonal relationships Werner, C M: Environment and Behavior, 19, 169-179 1987. Werner, C M, Altman, I, Oxley, D & Haggard, J: People, place and time: A transactional in Advances in Personal Relations W H Jones & analysis of neighborhoods D Perlman (eds) Greenwich, CT: JAI Press (in press). WORK, LEISURE AND NON-EMPLOYMENT: RESPONDING TO CHANGE JOHN T HAWORTH Psychology Department, University of Manchester Abstract This paper highlights recent research, primarily British, relevant to new directions in the study of work, leisure and non-employment.
Lahoda's deprivation model focuses on the social situation and suggests that employment provides meaning, activity and organization to life, whereas nonemployment necessarily means that individuals have no structure or meaning. Fryer's or Fryer and Payne's agency model suggests that it is not the situation but what the individual brings to the situation that determines how effectively s/he responds to nonemployment - indeed Fryer considers nonemployment to be a challenging opportunity rather than a deprivation.
The failure to demonstrate that retirement has the dire consequences that its status as a "stressful life event" suggests it should have, is important for employment policy generally and for attitudes towards retirement in particular, besides casting doubt on the validity of the stressful life events formulations (Kasl, 1980). The study of the effect of retirement on individuals is, however, of interest from two other perspectives. Firstly, theoretical interest in older people comes from the current life-span emphasis in developmental psychology, with "retirees", as distinct from old people, being a relatively under-researched group (see Neugarten, 1974).