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NCJ Number: NCJ 241653     Find in a Library
Title: Life of an Academic: Examining the Correlates of Job Satisfaction Among Criminology/Criminal Justice Faculty
Journal: American Journal of Criminal Justice  Volume:37  Issue:4  Dated:Winter 2012  Pages:669 to 681
Author(s): Shaun L. Gabbidon ; George E. Higgins
Date Published: 2012
Page Count: 13
Document: HTML 
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This research examined job satisfaction among members of the American Society of Criminology (ASC) and the Academy of Criminal justice Sciences (ACJS).
Abstract: This research examined job satisfaction among members (N=1,057) of the American Society of Criminology (ASC) and the Academy of Criminal justice Sciences (ACJS). In particular, the research looked at what factors are related to job satisfaction (enjoyment). The authors explored substantive personal and professional correlates such as stress, family life, and scholarly productivity. A host of demographic factors including gender, race and income, were also included in the analysis. The multivariate analysis revealed that those criminologists with more journal article publications, and devote more time to family and friends, had high job satisfaction. Conversely, criminologists living in the south had low job satisfaction compared to those living in other parts of the country. The paper ends with a call for the continuing exploration of the personal and professional correlates of job satisfaction among criminologists. Abstract published by arrangement with Springer.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Job analysis ; Work attitudes ; Educators ; Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
   
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