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Women confronting retirement : a nontraditional guide

Author: Nan Bauer Maglin; Alice Radosh
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2003.
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This text show-cases the voices of 38 women from a wide variety of professions, ages and life situations as they confront the need to redefine who they are when they leave the workplace behind them.


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nan Bauer Maglin; Alice Radosh
OCLC Number: 1039970828
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 378 pages : portraits)
Contents: Introduction / Nan Bauer-Maglin, Alice Radosh --
Thinking about Retirement --
One More Stretch of the Road / Terri M. Baker --
The Old Brown Bag and the Used Tinfoil: Lessons from My Mother about Work and Retirement / Elayne Archer --
Exploring the No-Woman's Land of Old Age; or, How May Sarton's Counterstory Prepares Me for Retirement / Sylvia Henneberg --
Clearing a Path to Retirement: Excerpts from a Journal / Donna Hilleboe DeMuth --
Retiring into Intensity, Experiencing "Deep Play" / Barbara Frey Waxman --
On My Own Terms / Carol Fox Prescott --
Cut Me Some Slack: Reflections on the Eve of Retirement / Ellen Cronan Rose --
Making a Difference / Juanita N. Baker --
Rethinking Ambition: Women on the Edge of Retiring / Shirley Geok-lin Lim --
Circling the Wagons: A Guide to Lesbian Retirement / Jen Christensen, Holly Crenshaw --
Baby Boom Women: The Generation of Firsts / Nancy Dailey, Kelly O'Brien --
Stages of Retirement --
Notes from the First Year / Diane Horwitz --
Time to Look Back: My Family and the Movement / Terry Davis --
Every Day a Sunday? Reflections on a First Year of Retirement / Barbara Rubin --
Creating a Self in Context / Carole Ganim --
"The Last of Life for Which the First Was Made" / Susan G. Radner --
Afterthoughts / Phillipa Kafka --
A Mennonite Retirement: From Work Projects to Play Projects / Laura H. Weaver --
Rewriting the Books: Onward in Retirement / Diane L. Fowlkes --
Doc Finds Happiness in Arts Community / Doris Goldberg --
Does an Activist Ever Retire? / Carolyn Goodman.
Responsibility: edited by Nan Bauer-Maglin and Alice Radosh.
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