ERIC Number: EJ524143
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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The Meaning of Work for Older Adults Seeking Employment: The Generativity Factor.
Mor-Barak, Michal E.
International Journal of Aging & Human Development, v41 n4 p325-44 1995
Examines the meaning of work for older adults in a sample of 146 older job seekers. Proposes four factors to the meaning of work: financial, personal, social, and generativity. Indicates ethnic and employment differences regarding the meaning of work. Jobs providing opportunities for transfer of knowledge and experience to younger generations may be of particular value for older adults. (KW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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