Links, Books and Articles
The Dilemma of  Mandatory Retirement  
Dorfman, Lorraine T.
2002.  Stayers and Leavers: Professors in an Era of No Mandatory Retirement
Educational Gerontology, 28, 1: 15–33.  Jan.

Gunderson, Morley 
2004.  Banning Mandatory Retirement: Throwing Out the Baby With the Bathwater. 
C D Howe Institute Backgrounder 79, March.

Kerevan, George
2005 Why do we still retire people in their prime? The Scotsman.  Tues 3 Feb 2005 accessed 19/09/05

Klassen, Thomas R. 
2004.  The End of Mandatory Retirement and Beyond.  pp. 22-23. Benefits and Pensions Monitor. December issue. EndofMR-Klassen.pdf.
Reproduced with permission of Benefits and Pensions Monitor

McPherson, Sue
2005.  Ageing, Identity and the Dilemma of Mandatory Retirement: Three Men, Three Stories. Articles/AgeingIdentityandtheDilemmaofMandatoryRetirementSueMcPherson2005.doc

Munro, John H. 
2005. The Debate About Mandatory Retirement in Ontario Universities: Positive and Personal Choices About Retirement at 65. pp. 191-218. Times Up! Mandatory Retirement in Canada.  C. T. (Terry) Gillin, David MacGregor, and Thomas R. Klassen (Eds.) Toronto: Canadian Association of University Teachers and Lorimer Press. Available on Munro’s website: (accessed 05/06/2005):

Sugar, Judith A., Keri Pruitt, Jaime L. K. Anstee, Susan G. Harris 
2005.  Academic Administrators and Faculty Retirement in a New Era.
Educational Gerontology, 31, 5: 405-418.  May.

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