The SAGE Handbook of Aging, Work and Society

The SAGE Handbook of Aging, Work and Society

By: John Field (editor), Cary L. Cooper (editor), Professor Ronald J. Burke (editor)Hardback

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Aging has emerged as a major and urgent issue for individuals, organisations and governments of our time. In this well-timed and comprehensive handbook, key international contributors to the field of study come together to create a definitive map of the subject. Framed by an authoritative introductory chapter, the SAGE Handbook of Aging, Work and Society offers a critical overview of the most significant themes and topics, with discussions of current research, theoretical controversies and emerging issues, divided into sections covering: Key Issues and Challenges The Aging Workforce Managing an Aging Workforce Living in an Aging Society Developing Public Policy

About Author

John Field is a Professor in the School of Education, University of Stirling, and Visiting Professor at Birkbeck, University of London. He has also worked at the University of Warwick and University of Ulster. His research focuses primarily on learning through the adult life course. His books include Lifelong Learning and the New Educational Order (2006), Social Capital (2008), and most recently Working Men's Bodies: Work Camps in Britain, 1880-1939 (2013). Ronald J. Burke is Professor Emeritus of Organization Studies at Schulich School of Business, York University. Cary L. Cooper is Distinguished Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at Lancaster University Management School.


The Aging Workforce: Individual, Organizational and Societal Opportunities and Challenges - Ronald Burke, Cary L. Cooper and John Field PART ONE: KEY ISSUES AND CHALLENGES World Population in Historical Perspective - Tommy Bengtsson and Kirk Scott Research on Age Diversity in the Workforce - Current Trends and Future Research Directions - Florian Kunze and Stephan Boehm Prolonging working life in an aging world: A crossnational perspective on labor market and welfare policies toward active aging - Anne-Marie Guillemard Migration and workforce aging - John Field PART TWO: THE AGING WORKFORCE Work Performance and the Older Worker - Margaret E. Beier and Ruth Kanfer Age and Work Motives - Cort W. Rudolph, Boris B. Baltes and Keith L. Zabel New Patterns of Late-Career Employment - Kerr Inkson, Margaret Richardson and Carla Houkamau Care Work and New Technologies of Care for Older People Living at Home - Celia Roberts, Maggie Mort and Christine Milligan Ageing, work and the demographic dividend in South Asia - Penny Vera-Sanso Age and Generational Differences in Work Psychology: Facts, Fictions, and Meaningful Work - Paul Fairlie PART THREE: MANAGING AN AGING WORKFORCE Comparative Age Management: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Implications - Stephan Boehm, Heike Schroeder, and Florian Kunze Demographic Challenges for Human Resource Management: Implications from Management and Psychological Theories - Birgit Verworn, Christiane Hipp and Doreen Age stereotypes in the workplace: multidimensionality, cross-cultural applications, and directions for future research - Richard A. Posthuma and Laura Guerrero Older Workers, Occupational Stress and Safety - Gary A. Adams, Sarah DeArmond, Steve M. Jex and Jennica R. Webster Training Older Workers: A Review - Yu-Shan Hsu Older Workers in the Professions: Learning Challenges and Strategies - Tara Fenwick Quality of work, wellbeing, and retirement - Johannes Siegrist and Morten Wahrendorf PART FOUR: LIVING IN AN AGING SOCIETY Working Caregivers in the 'Sandwiched Generation' - Margaret B. Neal, Leslie B. Hammer, Ayala Malach Pines, Todd E. Bodner, and Melissa L. Cannon The social connections of older Europeans - Martin Kohli and Harald K nemund Engaging elders in community and society - Stina Johansson Learning in later life - Franz Kolland and Anna Wanka The role of social networking games in maintaining intergenerational communications for older adults - Yunan Chen, Jing Wen and Bo Xie Making a case for the existence of generational stereotypes: a literature review and exploratory study - Elissa L. Perry, Apivat Hanvongse and Danut A. Casoinic PART FIVE: DEVELOPING PUBLIC POLICY Reconstructing work and retirement: Labour market trends and policy issues - Chris Phillipson Policies for older adult learning: the case of the European Union - Marvin Formosa Optimizing the Long Future of Aging: Beyond Involvement to Engagement - Jacquelyn Boone James, Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Jennifer Kane Coplon, and Betty Eckhaus Cohen The measurement of multiple dimensions of subjective well-being in later life - Bram Vanhoutte Legal aspects of age discrimination - Malcolm Sargeant

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446207826
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 560
  • ID: 9781446207826
  • weight: 1170
  • ISBN10: 144620782X

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