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Retirement and the Industrial Worker


reviewed by Clark Tibitts 1953

coverTitle: Retirement and the Industrial Worker
Author(s): Jacob Tuckman, Irving Lorge
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
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Retirement versus continued employment in one's career occupation has become one of the most debated questions of the day. The general practice of compulsory retirement at a fixed age may eventually become outmoded because of its cost to the economy, its wastefulness of skill and experience, and its unpopularity with workers. Nevertheless, other factors indicate that for most of us the period of partial or complete retirement from our career jobs will lengthen during the next decades. The problems arising out of this pattern of life are numerous and weighty. Retirement and the Industrial Worker is the first monograph to appear based on objective study of the attitudes, problems, and adjustments of older industrial workers. It provides important factual material for gerontologists, industrial personnel workers, labor officials, mental health and family counselors, community organizers, physicians, adult educators, and social workers. The study is Number 17 in the Retirement and Adjustment Series of... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 55 Number 2, 1953, p. 106-106
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4879, Date Accessed: 12/13/2017 5:16:59 PM

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