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The Oxford Handbook of Retirement

Edited by Mo Wang

Volume 1, issue Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199746521
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199746521.001.0001

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Retirement

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The Oxford Handbook of Retirement offers comprehensive, up-to-date, and forward-thinking summaries of contemporary knowledge on retirement, especially the important progress that has been made in the field over the past two decades. The approach taken spans human resource management, organizational psychology, development psychology, gerontology, sociology, public health, and economics. Chapters provide conceptualizations of retirement from multiple disciplines; existing theoretical perspectives and research findings on retirement, including adult development, career development, organizational and management, and economic perspectives; current and future challenges in retirement research and practice; and recommendations and suggestions for prospective areas of research.

Keywords: retirement; human resource management; organizational psychology; development psychology; gerontology; sociology; public health; economics; adult development; career development; economic perspectives

Book.  672 pages. 

Subjects: Psychology

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