Risk, Ageing and the Extension of Working Lives
What is it about?
This article looks at recent social policy related to work and pensions has resulted in the extension of working lives of the UK population. Drawing from the risk society thesis, the article highlights the complex transition from State provision of a fixed term pension age to extension of working age - this has issues for the self-management of resources and pensions.
Why is it important?
It is important in exploring the impact on public policy and practice of complex transitions from a fixed retirement age to an extension of working lives.
The following have contributed to this page: Dr Jason L Powell and Dr Paul J Taylor