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Author Wood, Gregory (Gregory John)
Title Retiring men : manhood, labor, and growing old in America, 1900-1960 / Gregory Wood.
Published Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, 2012.
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 Floor3  HD6280 .W66 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 268 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-254) and index.
Contents Introduction : manhood and its discontents -- Growing old at work during the early twentieth century -- Old age poverty, pension politics, and gender during the 1920s -- Older men and the boundaries of manhood during the 1930s -- Postwar manhood and the shock of retirement -- Work, play, and gender : the making of retirement culture -- Conclusion : beyond the masculinity of youth?
Subject Men -- Employment -- United States -- History.
Age and employment -- United States -- History.
Retirement -- United States -- History.
ISBN 076185679X
9780761856795 (clothbound : alk. paper)
OCLC number 775413388