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Chapter Chapter Strategies to Retain Older Workers

Janemarie Mulvey and Steven Nyce

in Reinventing the Retirement Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284603
eISBN:
9780191603013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284601.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter begins by outlining the economic and demographic realities facing employers, and spells out how these change the ‘retirement promise’. The effects of several factors on older workers' ... More


The Burden of Long-Term Care: Its Cultural, Economic, and Social Aspects

Francesca Degiuli

in Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter investigates the reasons behind Italian families’s decision to hire a home eldercare assistant. It does so first by exploring the current organization of long-term eldercare in Italy: ... More


Two-Way Global Traffic in Care

Arlie Russell Hochschild

in So How's the Family?: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272279
eISBN:
9780520956780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272279.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In one kind of “lane,” service workers from the global south (for example, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Mexico) travel to clients in the global north (for example, the United States, Canada, Hong ... More


Introduction: On the Front Lines of Care

Clare L. Stacey

in The Caring Self: The Work Experiences of Home Care Aides

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449857
eISBN:
9780801463310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449857.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the long-term care crisis or the “care gap” in the United States, i.e. the problem of finding sufficient numbers of quality care providers to ... More


What We Talk About When We Talk About Austerity: Social Policy, Public Management and Politics of Eldercare Funding in Canada and China

Kendra Strauss and Feng Xu

in Working in the Context of Austerity: Challenges and Struggles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208672
eISBN:
9781529208719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208672.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter uses austerity as a lens for understanding diverse processes and argues that the market plays an ambivalent role in austerity discourse at the sub-national level in China and Canada, at ... More


Older people providing care for older people in Tanzania: against conventions – but accepted

Peter van Eeuwijk

in Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa: Spaces and Practices of Care

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325253
eISBN:
9781447325307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325253.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores intra-generational care where older persons provide care to other older persons in rural and urban Tanzania. ‘Elder to elder’ care does not comply with normative care ... More


Skilling the Unskilled: The Multiple Dimensions of Eldercare

Francesca Degiuli

in Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Chapter 6 describes the routines of both live-in and live-out workers throughout a typical day on the job. In the process the chapter reveals that home eldercare assistance while often being ... More


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