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Pensioned Off

Rethinking Ageing Series.

Paperback Published: 1st March 1997
ISBN: 9780335196821
Number Of Pages: 130

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With a growing elderly population in the UK, questions such as what constitutes retirement, how it is perceived, and how it is funded, are of crucial importance to all. This text describes how those in retirement today support themselves financially, and how retirement and pensions are viewed as cultural traits of our society. It also examines the form and value of pensions today, and looks ahead to what might happen in the future. The data used is almost all from the 1990s.

"As we would expect of the author, the book is well researched, attractively written and successfully describes what we have come to call the 'emergence of retirement'. It is a book worth having on your shelves." - The Journal of the British Association for Service to the Elderly

Series editor's
Past imperfect: post-work people yesterday
The history of old age and retirement
The history of income maintenance for older people
The history of old age welfare
Present conditional: post-work people today
Old age and retirement today
Income maintenance in retirment today
Old age welfare today
Future perfect?
Post-work people tomorrow
Older age in the 21st century; the real
Older age in the 21st century; the ideal
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ISBN: 9780335196821
ISBN-10: 0335196829
Series: Rethinking Ageing Series.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 130
Published: 1st March 1997
Publisher: Open University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.5  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.22