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  1. Retirement in Japan and South Korea

    The past, the present and the future of mandatory retirement

    Edited by Masa Higo, Thomas R. Klassen

    This book looks at retirement issues in Japan and South Korea in an era of population ageing. The book also outlines similarities between Japan and Korea as productivist regimes, which are distinct from countries characterized by liberal, corporatist-statist, and social democratic welfare...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Korea's Retirement Predicament

    The Ageing Tiger

    Edited by Thomas R. Klassen, Yunjeong Yang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    The distinguishing feature for many workers in South Korea is contractual – and often involuntary – retirement at a young age (mid-50s for most workers) followed by precarious and low-paying self-employment or contract work. In the past this practice, which is also found in other East Asian nations...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

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