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

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

By: Elizabeth F. Fideler (author)Hardback

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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.

About Author

Elizabeth F. Fideler is research fellow at the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College. She lives in Framingham, MA.

Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: The Realities of Work and Aging in America Chapter 3: Beyond Age Discrimination Chapter 4: The Employment Situation for Adult Workers in the United States Chapter 5: Over Sixty and On the Job Chapter 6: Where Older Women Work Chapter 7: Why Older Women Work Chapter 8: Personal Challenges and Concerns Chapter 9: And If There Is Time to Spare... Chapter 10: Women Still at Work Discussion Questions

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781442215504
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 220
  • ID: 9781442215504
  • weight: 449
  • ISBN10: 144221550X

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