The SAGE Handbook of Aging, Work and Society

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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
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About the 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.

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SAGE
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Published on
Sep 19, 2013
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Pages
560
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ISBN
9781446294154
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Organizational Behavior
Social Science / Sociology / General
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