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Gender, ageing and longer working lives : cross-national perspectives

Author: Áine Ní Léime; Debrar Street; Sarah Vickerstaff; Clary Krekula; Wendy Loretto
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2017. ©2017
Series: Ageing in a global context.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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International contributors apply lifecourse approaches to understanding evolving definitions of work and retirement. They consider the range of transitions from paid work to retirement that are potentially different for women and men in different family circumstances and occupational locations, and offer solutions governments should consider to enable them to evaluate existing policies.--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Áine Ní Léime; Debrar Street; Sarah Vickerstaff; Clary Krekula; Wendy Loretto
ISBN: 9781447325116 1447325117
OCLC Number: 979568288
Description: xiv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: PART ONE: Gendering later life work: Empirical, theoretical and policy issuesThe empirical landscape of extended working lives ~ Debra StreetTheoretical and conceptual issues in the extending working lives agenda ~ Clary Krekula and Sarah Vickerstaff Gender perspectives on extended working life policies ~ Aine Ni Leime and Wendy Loretto PART TWO: Extended working life in seven OECD countriesThe Australian empirical landscape of extended working lives: a gender perspective ~ Elizabeth BrookeExtended working lives in Germany from a gender and life-course perspective: a country in policy transition ~ Anna Hokema Extended working life, gender and precarious work in Ireland ~ Aine Ni Leime, Nata Duvvury and Caroline FinnAgeing and older workers in Portugal: a gender-sensitive approach ~ Sara Falcao Casaca and Heloisa PeristaSweden: an extended working life policy that overlooks gender considerations ~ Clary Krekula, Lars-Gunnar Engstroem and Aida AlviniusThe United Kingdom - a new moral imperative: live longer, work longer ~ Sarah Vickerstaff and Wendy LorettoIs 70 the new 60? Extending American women's and men's working lives ~ Debra Street and Joanne TompkinsPART THREE: ConclusionGendered and extended work: research and policy needs for work in later life ~ Sarah Vickerstaff, Debra Street, Aine Ni Leime and Clary Krekula
Series Title: Ageing in a global context.
Other Titles: Gender, ageing and extended working life
Responsibility: edited by Áine Ní Léime, Debra Street, Sarah Vickerstaff, Clary Krekula and Wendy Loretto.

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A challenge to the assumption that there is appropriate employment available for people who are expected to retire later and the gender-neutral way the expectation for extending working lives is  Read more...

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"A compelling and much-needed analysis of the different challenges facing older women and men, as pressures to extend working lives intensify." David Lain, Brighton Business School

 
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