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Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Áine Ní Léime, Debra Street, Sarah Vickerstaff, Clary Krekula, and Wendy Loretto (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book provides a critical discussion of extended working life theory and policy from an international perspective. It discusses policy, practice and employment and pensions patterns in seven ... More


Gender perspectives on extended working life policies

Áine Ní Léime and Wendy Loretto

in Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter documents international policy developments and provides a gender critique of retirement, employment and pension policies in Australia, Ireland, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, the UK, and ... More


Ageing and older workers in Portugal: a gender-sensitive approach

Sara Falcão Casaca and Heloísa Perista

in Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Adopting a gender-sensitive approach, the chapter is designed to provide a diagnosis of the ageing process in Portugal and discuss the main implication of policies aimed at retaining older workers in ... More


Extended working lives in Germany from a gender and life-course perspective: a country in policy transition

Anna Hokema

in Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Many policy areas of the German welfare state that are important for understanding the gendered implications of extended working lives have been reformed over the years-not only employment and ... More


Extended working life, gender and precarious work in Ireland

Áine Ní Léime, Nata Duvvury, and Caroline Finn

in Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses extended working life policies in Ireland from a critical gender and life course perspective. It provides a contextualised discussion of the current nature of women's ... More


Work, health and wellbeing: an introduction

Sarah Vickerstaff, Chris Phillipson, and Ross Wilkie

in Work, Health and Wellbeing: The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter traces the growing concern with health issues at work and examines the argument that work is good for health. It reviews trends in health and the self-reporting of limiting illnesses. A ... More


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