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The muddled history of retiring at 60 and 65
Author(s)Pat Thane
Journal titleNew Society, vol 45, no 826, 3 August 1978
Pagespp 234-236
KeywordsRetirement age ; Histories.
AnnotationThe age of retirement is being questioned. But why was it fixed as it is? The problems it tried to solve were those of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This article looks at the history of the establishment of a fixed age of retirement for men and women. (OFFPRINT). (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-930709072 A
ClassmarkG5A: 6A *

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