Book 2016

Delaying Retirement

Progress and Challenges of Active Ageing in Europe, the United States and Japan

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ISBN: 978-1-137-56696-6 (Print) 978-1-137-56697-3 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

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    Pages 1-21

    Retirement Transitions in Times of Institutional Change: Theoretical Concept

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    Pages 23-51

    Trends and Determinants of Retirement Transition in Europe, the USA and Japan: A Comparative Overview

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    Pages 53-72

    Determinants of Retirement and Late Careers in Estonia

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    Pages 73-96

    Path Dependency Versus New Determinants of Retirement in the Czech Republic

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    Pages 97-122

    Retirement in a Context of Strong Institutional Uncertainty and Territorial Diversities: The Case of Italy

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    Pages 123-146

    Ebb and Flow of Early Retirement: Pension Reform and Labor Market Participation of Older Workers in Spain

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    Pages 147-169

    Germany: A Successful Reversal of Early Retirement?

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    Pages 171-193

    From Early Exit to Postponing Pension: How the Dutch Polder Model Shapes Retirement

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    Pages 195-219

    Retirement Determinants in Austria: An Aging Society but a Hesitant Policymaker!?

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    Pages 221-240

    Employment and Retirement of Older Workers in the UK

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    Pages 241-268

    Japan: Determinants of Retirement in a Hyper-Aged Society

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    Pages 269-290

    The Gendered and Liberal Retirement Regime in Switzerland

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    Pages 291-313

    The Outdistanced Vanguard: Early Retirement Policy in Denmark as an Obstacle to Progress in Active Aging

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    Pages 315-335

    Sweden: Steeply Rising Older Workers’ Employment Rates in a Late-Exit Country

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    Pages 337-362

    The Increasing Heterogeneity of Retirement in the USA: Interactions Between State, Firm, and Individual Determinants of Later-Life Labor Force Withdrawal

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    Pages 363-378

    Retirement Transitions Under Changing Institutional Conditions: Towards Increasing Inequalities? Comparing Evidence from 13 Countries

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 379-396