The Oxford Handbook of Retirement by Mo WangThe Oxford Handbook of Retirement by Mo Wang

The Oxford Handbook of Retirement

EditorMo Wang

Hardcover | October 29, 2012

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As the Baby Boom generation approaches traditional retirement age, the aging of the global labor force will continue to lead to an increase in the number of people who will transition into retirement in the next decade. Retirement researchers have made several important advances in their fieldin recent years that represent a shift from examining retirement through an economic to a psychological perspective. Retirement is not simply a one-time decision-making event; rather, it represents a process through which workers decrease their psychological commitment to work and behaviorallywithdraw from the workforce.Approaching retirement from this perspective, The Oxford Handbook of Retirement offers comprehensive, up-to-date, and forward-thinking summaries of contemporary knowledge on retirement. The approach is interdisciplinary, spanning human resource management, organizational psychology, developmentpsychology, gerontology, sociology, public health, and economics. The chapters assembled in this volume are organized into five parts, providing comprehensive coverage 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.Assembling expertly authored chapters from leaders in the field, this volume provides a comprehensive summary on the knowledge domain of retirement useful for students, academics, and retirement researchers.
Mo Wang, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Management at Warrington College of Business Administration, University of Florida.
Title:The Oxford Handbook of RetirementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:656 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:October 29, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part One: General Introduction1. Mo Wang: Retirement: An Introduction and Overview of the Handbook2. Michael J. Zickar: The Evolving History of Retirement within the United States3. Felicia Wheaton and Eileen M. Crimmins: The Demography of Aging and Retirement4. Terry A. Beehr and Nathan A. Bowling: Variations on a Retirement Theme: Conceptual and Operational Definitions of RetirementPart Two: Retirement Process Theoretical Perspectives5. Paul Wink and Jacquelyn Boone James: The Life Course Perspective on Life in the Post-Retirement Period6. Monika E. von Bonsdorff and Juhani Ilmarinen: Continuity Theory and Retirement7. Boris B. Baltes and Cort W. Rudolph: The Theory of Selection, Optimization and Compensation8. Najung Kim and Douglas T. Hall: Protean Career Model and Retirement9. Barbara L. Rau and Gary A. Adams: Retirement and Human Resources Management: A Strategic Approach10. John Laitner and Aanda Sonnega: Economic Theories of Retirement11. Maximiliane E. Szinovacz: A Multilevel Perspective for Retirement ResearchPart Three: Retirement Practice12. Gwenith G. Fisher and Robert J. Willis: Research Methods in Retirement Research13. Barbara Griffin, Vanessa Loh, and Beryl Hesketh: Age, Gender, and the Retirement Process14. Kone Henkens and Hendrik P. van Dalen: The Employer's Perspective on Retirement15. Daniel A. Newman, Gahyun Jeon, and Charles L. Hulin: Retirement Attitudes: Considering Etiology, Measurement, Attitude-Behavior Relationships, and Attitudinal Ambivalence16. Mary Anne Taylor and Meline Schaffer: Planning and Adaptation to Retirement: The Post-Retirement Environment, Change Management Resources, and Need-Oriented Factors as Moderators17. Steve M. Jex and James Grosch: Retirement Decision Making18. Daniel C. Feldman: Feeling Like It's Time to Retire: A Fit Perspective on Early Retirement Decisions19. Kevin E. Cahill, Michael D. Giandre, and Joseph F. Quinn: Bridge Employment20. Hanna van Solinge: Adjustment to Retirement21. William T. Gallo: The Association of Retirement with Physical and Behavioral Health22. Lorraine T. Dorfman: Leisure Activities in Retirement23. Russell A. Matthews and Gwenith G. Fisher: Family, Work, and the Retirement Process: A Review and New DirectionsPart Four: Retirement Practice24. Xiang Yao and Haoran Peng: Social Security, Pension System, and Retirement Savings25. Christina L. Causey and Joanna N. Lahey: Employment Law and Retirement26. Douglas A. Hershey, Joy M. Jacobs-Lawson, and James T. Austin: Effective Financial Planning for Retirement27. Jeanette N. Cleveland and Sarina M. Maneotis: Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Mature Workers28. Yujie Zhan: Designing Early Retirement Incentive Programs29. Karoline Mortensen and Jennifer Villani: Health Care and Health Insurance in Retirement30. Jerry W. Hedge and Victoria A. Albright: Learning and Training in Retirement31. Bo Xie, Man Huang, and Ivan Watkins: Technology and Retirement Life: A Systematic Review of the Literature on Older Adults and Social Media32. Retirement Practices in Different CountriesPart Five: Future Trends and Conclusions33. Kenneth S. Shultz and Deborah A. Olson: The Changing Nature of Work and Retirement34. Derek R. Avery, Sabrina D. Volpone, and Aleksandra Luksyte: Collision Course: The Impending Impact of Current Immigration and Retirement Trends35. Jesse Erdheim and Michael A. Lodato: Generational Differences in Older Workers and Retirement36. Ryan Fehr: Retirement and Creativity37. Mo Wang: Retirement Research: Concluding Observations and Strategies to Move Forward