The Experience of Retirement

The Experience of Retirement

by Robert S. Weiss
     
 

Retirement brings with it the promises of leisure and freedom as well as the risks of boredom and isolation. When retirees rid their schedules of anything resembling the kinds of obligations that once had been imposed by work, they will experience a...See more details below

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Retirement brings with it the promises of leisure and freedom as well as the risks of boredom and isolation. When retirees rid their schedules of anything resembling the kinds of obligations that once had been imposed by work, they will experience a...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801472527
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
1Reasons for retirement16
2The departure from work40
3Gains and losses58
4Money77
5Social isolation93
6Using the time of retirement113
7Marriage and family145
8A good retirement167

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