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Globalization, Uncertainty and Late Careers in Society by Hans-Peter Blossfeld
Book DescriptionGlobalization has been strongly shaping and transforming both national economies and individual careers in recent decades. These profound changes have had significant consequences for individual careers of men and women both during and after their employment career. This impressive new collection focuses on the effects of the globalization process on late-midlife workers and the exit from employment - a relationship that has up to now mostly been neglected in social science literature on aging and employment. The research documented within these pages poses several important questions: * Has globalization produced fundamental shifts in late-midlife workers' labor market participation and late careers? * What transformations in old age career mobility can we observe? * How are these transformations filtered by different national institutional settings? With an impressive array of contributions, this volume will interest students and academics involved in the study of sociology, welfare and globalization.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415376457
(229mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Hans-Peter Blossfeld
Globalized Labour Markets and Social Inequality in Europe, Hardback (September 2011)
Based on contributions from international experts, this volume provides an up-to-date account of globalization's influences on individual life courses in nine different modern societies, and of cross-nationally varying political strategies to mediate this influence.
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This work gives an account of event history modelling techniques and their use in applied research in economics and the social sciences. It shows that event history modelling is a major step forward in casual analysis, and introduces the reader to the program Transition Data Analysis (TDA).
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Author Biography - Hans-Peter Blossfeld
Hans-Peter Blossfield is Professor of Sociology at the University of Bamberg, Germany. Sandra Buchholz is a Researcher in Sociology at the University of Bamberg, Germany. Dirk Hofacker is a Researcher in Sociology at the University of Bamberg, Germany.
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