Gender and life satisfaction in retirement: an assessment of the male model.

@article{Calasanti1996GenderAL,
  title={Gender and life satisfaction in retirement: an assessment of the male model.},
  author={Toni Calasanti},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={1996},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={S18-29}
}
  • Toni Calasanti
  • Published 1996 in
    The journals of gerontology. Series B…
This study seek to extend the research on retirement in two ways. First, using a nationally representative sample, I attempt to clarify the relationship between gender and life satisfaction in retirement by explicitly considering how gender structures preretirement employment experiences. Second, I ask whether the "male model" of life satisfaction in retirement can be used to assess women's life satisfaction in retirement. It is hypothesized that employment structures, through their influence… CONTINUE READING

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