Work Beyond Retirement. Social Profiles, Values and Motivations of Italian Working Retirees

Author/s Emma Garavaglia
Publishing Year 2015 Issue 2014/3
Language Italian Pages 18 P. 109-126 File size 130 KB
DOI 10.3280/SP2014-003006
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The paper investigates the issue of work beyond retirement in Italy by analysing data from a national survey conducted in 2013-2014 on a sample of 900 respondents aged 65to74. Research questions at the base of the paper concern the description of the socio-anagraphic characteristics of working retirees in Italy, their value orientations, their wellbeing, the motivations that sustain work beyond retirement and social attitudes toward this topic. From the theoretical point of view, the paper is based on contributions from the sociological life-course theories to the analysis of processes of destandardization of the life-courses in general and, more specifically, of retirement.

Keywords: Work, Retirement, Resources, Life-Course, De-Standardization

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Emma Garavaglia, Il lavoro oltre il pensionamento. Profili sociali, valori e motivazioni dei working retiree italiani in "SOCIOLOGIA E POLITICHE SOCIALI" 3/2014, pp 109-126, DOI: 10.3280/SP2014-003006