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Ageing labour forces : promises and prospects

Author: Philip Taylor
Publisher: Cheltenham ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, 2008.
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Considers the changing status of older workers, the evolution of public policy on age and work and the behaviour of employers. This book challenges the stance of many governments and observers concerning policies to extend working lives. It is suitable for academics and researchers interested in work, ageing and public policy and labour economics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ageing labour forces.
Cheltenham ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, 2008
(OCoLC)173720564
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Taylor
ISBN: 9781848440203 1848440200 1281779466 9781281779465
OCLC Number: 212948853
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 227 pages)
Contents: Introduction : the promise of ageing labour forces / Philip Taylor --
1. Looking forward to working longer in Australia / Sol Encel --
2. Japan : towards employment extension for older workers / Masato Oka --
3. Work and retirement in Canada : policies and prospects / Julie McMullin, Martin Cooke and Terri Tomchick --
4. Sing if you're glad to be grey : working towards a happier older age in the United Kingdom / Philip Taylor --
5. Age and work in the United States of America / Sara Rix --
6. Labour market policies regarding older workers in the Netherlands / Kène Henkens and Joop Schippers --
7. Pulling up the early retirement anchor in France / Anne-Marie Guillemard and Annie Jolivet --
8. Active ageing in employment--prospects and policy approaches in Germany / Frerich Frerichs and Gerhard Naegele --
9. Conclusions : the prospects for ageing labour forces / Philip Taylor.
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