Work Identification - Inhibition or Resource for Learning?

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    This chapter discusses ways in which the subjective identification with work influences one's motivation to engage in learning. The chapter argues that a life history approach, which takes into account the subjective as well as the objective aspects of work can help us to understand the life transition challenges faced by older workers. The chapter draws on research and experience of the life history project at Roskilde University
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPromoting lifelong learning for older workers : An international overview
    EditorsTarja Tikkanen, Barry Nyhan
    Number of pages13
    Place of PublicationLuxembourg
    Publication date2006
    ISBN (Print)92-896-0394-1
    Publication statusPublished - 2006
    SeriesCedefop Reference series


    • work identity, life history, retirement

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