Tag Archives: retirement and women

  1. A Life Course Perspective On Retirement: Normative Trajectories


    August 14, 2014 by Jean

    In Pascale, Primavera and Roach’s book The Retirement Maze (see Retirement Transition Reading: The Retirement Maze), “life course theory” is …
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  2. The Threat of Marginality


    July 1, 2014 by Jean

    In his book The Experience of Retirement, Robert S. Weiss notes that, All retirees face the same two challenges of …
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  3. Both Exciting and Scary


    February 16, 2014 by Jean

    Recently, I asked one of my senior students how she was feeling about her impending graduation from college, and she …
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  4. Negotiating Retirement


    April 3, 2013 by Jean

    I have always been a “good girl”: the type of child who wanted to please the teachers; the type of …
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I am Jean Potuchek, a professional sociologist who has just stepped into the next phase of my life, retirement, after more than thirty years of college teaching. This blog is about my experience of that new phase of life.

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