In Our Fifties: Voices of Men and Women Reinventing Their Lives / Edition 1

In Our Fifties: Voices of Men and Women Reinventing Their Lives / Edition 1

by William H. Bergquist, Elinor M. Greenberg, G. Alan Klaum
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555425135

ISBN-13: 9781555425135

Pub. Date: 04/20/1993

Publisher: Wiley

Focuses on evolving self images and changing relationships with families, friends, lovers, and the world at large.  See more details below

Overview

Focuses on evolving self images and changing relationships with families, friends, lovers, and the world at large.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555425135
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/20/1993
Series:
Social and Behavioral Sciences Series
Edition description:
1st
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

The Authors

1 Myths and Realities: The Invisible Decade 1

2 New Identities, New Priorities: Settling Down or Gearing Up? 11

3 Stories and Dreams: Listening to Inner Voices 27

4 Body and Mind: Over the Hill or In Our Prime? 40

5 The Mirror of History: Understanding Commonality and Diversity 55

6 Friends and Lovers: The Quest for Relationship and Autonomy 75

7 Families: New Roles as Parents, Grandparents, and Children 89

8 Work and Career: Changing Needs and Sources of Meaning 115

9 Leadership: Power, Redefinition, and Self-Renewal 136

10 Achievement and Failure: Coming to Terms 148

11 Reinventing Our Lives: The Challenge of Change 165

12 To the Next Generation; Preparing for Your Fifties 173

Appendix: Research Questions 183

Recommended Readings 185

Notes 189

Index 195

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