Retiring lives? Old age, work and welfare
Retiring lives? Old age, work and welfare

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Retiring lives? Old age, work and welfare


This free course is an adapted extract from the course DD305 Personal lives and social policy, which is currently out of presentation.

The following material is contained in Work: Personal Lives and Social Policy (ed. Gerry Mooney) 2004, published in association with The Policy Press © The Open University, 2004. This publication forms part of the Open University course DD305, Personal Lives and Social Policy.

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Course image: 41st Field Artillery Brigade in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Licence.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission:

Figure 3 ‘Tortoise goes into retirement’, Oxford Journal, 16 August 2002. Reproduced by permission of Oxford Courier Ltd.

Figure 2 © Mike Abrahams/Network;

Figure 3 © Marc West/Courier Newspapers, Oxford;

Figure 4 © Courtesy of McCarthy & Stone plc;

Figure 5 © Florence White. Courtesy of West Yorkshire Archive Service;

Figure 6 (top) © James F. Hunkin;

Figure 6 (bottom left) © Paul Carter/Report Digital;

Figure 6 (bottom right) © National Pensioners Convention;

Figure 7 © Sean Dempsey/PA Photos;

Figure 10 Neil Bennett, Private Eye, 12 July 2002. Copyright Pressdram Ltd 2003. Reproduced by permission.

Kas Graham: [Details correct as of 28th February 2008]

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