Attitude towards retirement 1973-1976

van Gelder, B. (Creator), University of Groningen, 6-Jul-2007


  • B van Gelder (Creator)


Assessing factors that influence the attitude towards retirement and the influence of retirement on retired men. Wave 1: attitude towards, perception of retirement, loss of status, loss of social contacts at work / detailed data on job and work situation / expected time of retirement / detailed data on leisure activities / social contacts / health / income situation and expectations / partner relation / gender roles perception / authoritarianism / anomy / neuroticism / neuro-somatism / reluctance to change / sense of self- respect / ego strength / self perception / misanthropy / health partner / employment partner / information on retirement by employer / attitude of partner regarding retirement / connections with retired people. Wave 2: ( not already mentioned above ) / if respondent still working: changes in work situation / attitude towards retired status / activities / changes in time budget / attitudes towards leisure, work, self / contacts with children, family and relatives, neighbours, friends, ex-colleagues / activity in clubs, organizations etc. / health / moved to other place / serious illnesses of family members, close relations. Background variables: basic characteristics/ residence/ housing situation/ place of work/ occupation/employment/ income/capital assets/ education/ politics/ religion/ consumption of durables/ organizational membership
Date made available6-Jul-2007
PublisherUniversity of Groningen
Temporal coverage1973 - 1976
Date of data production1-Jan-1973 - 31-Dec-1974
Geographical coverageThe Netherlands
Access to the dataset Restricted

    Keywords on Datasets

  • sociology, elderly, employment, work, family life, leisure

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