ERIC Number: EJ663984
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Opportunity or Outrage? Redundancy and Educational Involvement in Mid-life.
Davey, Judith A.
Journal of Education and Work, v16 n1 p87-102 Mar 2003
Interviews with 9 women and 12 men over 40 enrolled in university revealed that job layoff was a primary motive for seeking additional qualifications or studying for a new career. Fourteen considered their layoff experience as an opportunity to redirect their lives, but it did not necessarily result in career advancement. Different external and internal influences led to different outcomes. (Contains 33 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand