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Is extending working life possible? Research and policy issues

Chris Phillipson

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

During the early part of the twentieth century, much uncertainty surrounds the transition from work to retirement. The causal factors for this uncertainty were spurred by the various directions ... More


Extending working life: problems and prospects for social and public policy

Chris Phillipson

in Social Policy Review 18: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2006

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348449
eISBN:
9781447303459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348449.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter makes a general review of the pertinent issues and prospects for social and public policy on age and employment. It provides some insights from a detailed review for the Department for ... More


Comparing health and employment in England and the United States

David Lain

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/9781847428080.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores how health influences employment past age 65 in the United States and England. This is of policy interest, because England followed the United States by extending ... More


Pathways to working at age 65+

David Lain

in Reconstructing Retirement: Work and Welfare in the UK and USA

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326175
eISBN:
9781447326267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326175.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines the pathways to working at age 65-plus. It presents an analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing and the US Health and Retirement Study. This focuses on individuals ... More


Challenges and Opportunities of Living and Working Longer

Joseph F. Quinn and Kevin E. Cahill

in How Persistent Low Returns Will Shape Saving and Retirement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198827443
eISBN:
9780191866296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827443.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter describes the challenges and opportunities that older Americans face, with a focus on retirement income security and the role of continued work later in life. We first overview the new ... More


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