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Gay Men’s Working Lives, Retirement and Old Age (Genders and by Peter Robinson

By Peter Robinson

This booklet examines the operating lives, retirement plans, and previous age reports of 3 generations of homosexual males born 1924–86. It attracts on info amassed from interviews with eighty two males in Australia, England, New Zealand, and united states. the 1st half the e-book concentrates at the men’s operating lives, whereas the second one half the booklet explores the interviewees’ issues approximately previous age and retirement. the writer analyses the men’s contrasting tales, highlighting key generational transformations of their event of being ‘out’ within the place of work and the dominant paintings narratives which emerge in each one age staff. this significant paintings could have cross-disciplinary entice students of sociology, gerontology, health and wellbeing sciences, gender, queer, and homosexual and lesbian reports, in addition to practitioners.

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