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ERIC Number: ED341803
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
Pages: 268
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-965-353-006-2
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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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.