ERIC Number: ED341803
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Rethinking Worklife Options for Older Persons.
Habib, Jack, Ed.; Nusberg, Charlotte, Ed.
This volume contains 19 papers that were presented at a conference addressing critical issues related to employment options for older persons. They are arranged in four sections that cover early retirement policies and their implications; older workers of Asia and the Pacific; the impact of technological change on the employment prospects of older persons; and the reorganization of work, leisure, and education over the life cycle. The papers are: "Work, Aging and the Life Cycle" (Xavier Gaullier); "Early Exit and the Employment of Older Workers in the 1990s in the United Kingdom" (Frank Laczko); "Early Retirement Policies and Practices in the United States" (Denise F. Loftus); "Early Retirement and the Middle-Aged" (Malcolm H. Morrison); "Ageism in the British Labor Market" (Alan Walker); "Older Workers in Asia and the Pacific" (John McCallum); "Work, Retirement and Income Security" (Lita J. Domingo); "Older Workers in a Developing Economy" (Nii-K Plange); "Older Japanese Workers" (Michiko Naoi); "The Impact of Technological Change on Employment Prospects for Older Persons" (Harvey L. Sterns); "New Technologies and the Aging of the Labor Force" (Marie-Noel Beauchesne-Florival); "The Impact of Technological Change on Employment for Older Persons from a West German Perspective" (Gerald A. Straka); "Older Workers and Technology" (Robert A. Harootyan); "Implications of Technological Advances for Canadian Workers" (Neil Charness); "The Reorganization of Work, Leisure and Education over the Life Cycle" (Jack Habib, Charlotte Nusberg); "Flexibility and Free Choice in Working Life" (Gosta Rehn); "Does Flexible Life Scheduling Have a Future?" (Fred Best); "Emerging Changes in the Structure of the Employment Relationship and Their Projected Effects on the Distinction between Work and Retirement" (Dan Jacobson); and "Leisure and the Structure of Our Life Worlds" (Jon Hendricks, Stephen J. Cutler). (KC)
Descriptors: Dislocated Workers, Early Retirement, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Opportunities, Employment Practices, Employment Problems, Employment Projections, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Job Layoff, Labor Legislation, Leisure Time, Lifelong Learning, Older Adults, Older Workers, Personnel Policy, Technological Advancement, Unemployment, Unions, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: International Federation on Ageing, Washington, DC.; JDC-Brookdale Inst. of Gerontology and Adult Human Development in Israel, Jerusalem.
Identifiers: Canada; Fiji; Japan; Philippines; United Kingdom; United States; West Germany
Note: Based on papers presented at the Conference on Coping with Social Change: Programs That Work (Acapulco, Mexico, June 1989); for conference proceedings and discussion guide, see CE 060 277-278.