An Historical and Contemporary Analysis
By (author) John Macnicol
Normal Price: $70.95
Your Price: $63.86 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.09! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.19 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas
Age Discrimination by John Macnicol
Book DescriptionAge discrimination is a highly topical issue in all industrialised societies, against a background of concerns about shortening working lives and ageing populations in the future. Based upon detailed research, and adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this unique study traces the history of the age discrimination debate in Britain and the USA since the 1930s. It critically analyses the concepts of ageism in social relations and age discrimination in employment. Case-studies on generational equity and health care rationing by age are followed by an analysis of the British government's initiatives against age discrimination in employment. The book then traces the history of the debate on health status and old age, addressing the question of whether working capacity has improved sufficiently to justify calls to delay retirement and extend working lives. It concludes with a detailed examination of the origins and subsequent working of the USA's 1967 Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
Buy Age Discrimination book by John Macnicol from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521612609
(228mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 12-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Macnicol
Neoliberalising Old Age, Hardback (September 2015)
This book examines the effect of neoliberalism on the recent ageing and social policy agenda in the UK and the USA.
Age Discrimination, Hardback (January 2006)
A unique interdisciplinary analysis of the age discrimination debate in Britain and the USA.
Politics of Retirement in Britain, 1878-1948, Paperback (April 2002)» View all books by John Macnicol
A very important and thorough analysis of the debate on retirement and state pensions in Britain.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Age Discrimination book by John Macnicol and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - John Macnicol
John Macnicol is Visiting Professor in Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He has published extensively on current social policy and the history of social policy, including The Politics of Retirement in Britain, 1878-1948 (Cambridge University Press, 1998).
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.