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Women Still at Work : Professionals Over Sixty and On the Job

By: Fideler, Elizabeth F.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012Description: 1 online resource (221 p.).ISBN: 9781442215528.Subject(s): Age and employment - United States | Older women - Employment - United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women Still at Work : Professionals Over Sixty and On the JobDDC classification: 331.398082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 01. Introduction; Chapter 02. The Realities of Work and Aging in America; Chapter 03. Beyond Age Discrimination; Chapter 04. The Employment Situation for Adult Workers in the United States; Chapter 05. Over Sixty and on the Job; Chapter 06. Where Older Women Work; Chapter 07. Why Older Women Work; Chapter 08. Personal Challenges and Concerns; Chapter 09. And If There Is Time to Spare . . .; Chapter 10. Women Still at Work; Notes; Bibliography; Discussion Questions; Index; About the Author
Summary: The fastest growing segment of the workforce is women age sixty-five and older. Women Still at Work draws on national survey data and in-depth interviews to show the many reasons why women are working well past the traditional retirement age. The book is filled with profiles of real working women, with a focus on women in the professional workforce.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 01. Introduction; Chapter 02. The Realities of Work and Aging in America; Chapter 03. Beyond Age Discrimination; Chapter 04. The Employment Situation for Adult Workers in the United States; Chapter 05. Over Sixty and on the Job; Chapter 06. Where Older Women Work; Chapter 07. Why Older Women Work; Chapter 08. Personal Challenges and Concerns; Chapter 09. And If There Is Time to Spare . . .; Chapter 10. Women Still at Work; Notes; Bibliography; Discussion Questions; Index; About the Author

The fastest growing segment of the workforce is women age sixty-five and older. Women Still at Work draws on national survey data and in-depth interviews to show the many reasons why women are working well past the traditional retirement age. The book is filled with profiles of real working women, with a focus on women in the professional workforce.

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