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Older women who work : resilience, choice, and change

Author: Ellen Cole; Lisa A Hollis-Sawyer
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2021]
Series: Psychology of women book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Older Women Who Work: Resilience, Choice, and Change provides one of the first in-depth examinations of women age 65 and older who have delayed retirement, exploring personal and career identity, social roles, and quality of life concerns. The fifteenth book in APA's Division 35 Psychology of Women series, this edited volume presents a rich array of qualitative and quantitative research on older women's experiences  Read more...
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Older women who work
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2021]
(DLC) 2020015828
(OCoLC)1152357793
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Cole; Lisa A Hollis-Sawyer
ISBN: 9781433832888 1433832887
OCLC Number: 1152479226
Description: xvi, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Series foreword / Mary Wyer --
Foreword / Bonnie R. Strickland --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction / Ellen Cole and Lisa Hollis-Sawyer --
I. Personal and career identities for older women: From striving to thriving: How facing adversity across the lifespan can foster workplace resilience / Ashley M. Stripling and Jodie Maccarrone ; The aging woman worker in a lifespan developmental context / Valory Mitchell ; Shifting values and late course adjustments in the careers of older women / Lorraine Mangione, Kathi A. Borden, and Elizabeth Fuss ; Work-related choice and identity in older women / Nicky J. Newton and Katherine M. Ottley ; Plenty more at the factory gate : an autoethnography of a precarious work (life) in progress / Jackie Goode --
II. Societal roles of aging women workers: The secret poor among us : older women who work to make ends meet / Mary Gergen and Ellen Cole ; Work-life balance and the older working woman / H. Lorraine Radtke and Janneke van Mens-Verhulst ; What, retire? Not now --
maybe not ever / Patricia A. O'Connor ; "You're too young/old for this" : the intersection of ageism and sexism in the workplace / Ruth V. Walker and Alexandra I. Zelin --
III. Diversity and personal grit in the workplace and beyond: Appalachian grit : women and work in West Virginia / Julie Hicks Patrick, Abigail M. Nehrkorn-Bailey, Michaela S. Clark, and Madeline M. Marello ; Missions continued : contextualizing older women's work pursuits and passions in lifelong journeys / Niva Piran ; Older immigrant women who work : building resilience, changing perceptions and policies / Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha and Frauke Schnell ; Use it or lose it : older women and civic engagement / Lisa Hollis-Sawyer --
Appendix : employment resources for older women --
Index.
Series Title: Psychology of women book series.
Responsibility: edited by Ellen Cole and Lisa Hollis-Sawyer.

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Provides one of the first in-depth examinations of women age 65 and older who have delayed retirement, exploring personal and career identity, social roles, and quality of life concerns. This volume  Read more...

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