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The future for older workers: New perspectives

Wendy Loretto, Sarah Vickerstaff, and Philip J. White

Abstract

Across the world governments in mature industrial and post-industrial economies are concerned about the ageing population. Dealing directly and exclusively with the issue of older workers, this book brings together up-to-the-minute research findings by many of the leading researchers and writers in the field. The duration and quality of working lives and the timing and circumstances of retirement are of growing concern, especially in those cases where employers' demands and imperatives clash with employees' wishes. The chapters in this volume focus upon various measures taken by the state and ... More

Keywords: governments, mature industrial economies, post-industrial economies, ageing population, older workers, retirement, employers' demands, employees' wishes, Britain, Europe, US

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781847424181
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Wendy Loretto, editor

Sarah Vickerstaff, editor

Philip J. White, editor

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