Ageism in work and employment

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Author: Glover, Ian; Branine, Mohamed


This collection of papers is derived from an international conference on 'Ageism, work and employment', held at Stirling University, Scotland in July 1996. Ageism is defined for the purpose of this discussion as 'unreasonable prejudice and discrimination based on actual or perceived chronological age'. The collection examines the nature and causes of ageism and age discrimination in work and employment in the UK and, to a lesser extent, in other countries. It also seeks to describe and explore the experience and practice of age discrimination in work and employment, and compare and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Policy; Equity; Research; Employment

Keywords: Government policy; Discrimination; Job searching; Older worker; Attitude; Employers

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Europe; New Zealand; Great Britain

Published: Aldershot, England: Ashgate Publishing, 2001

Physical description: xviii, 382 p.

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ISBN: 1840141492

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Ian Glover, Mohamed Branine

Resource type: Book

Call number: TD/TNC 78.435

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