Type of Content: Research

Subtype: Journal Article

Resource Title: “Beware the Young Doctor and the Old Barber”: Development and Validation of a Job age-type Spectrum

Publication Title: Journal of Vocational Behavior (129)

Publish Date: September 2021

Highlights

  • Empirically delineates a spectrum of job age-type for 160 different jobs
  • Reconciles multiple theories regarding the confluence of age and the work context
  • Evidences support for career timetables theory, prototype matching theory, and intersectional salience of ageism theory
  • Spectrum validated on a large and cross-national sample of workers from the US, Turkey, and Malaysia
  • The interactive effects of chronological age and job age-type on age/sex discrimination are stronger for women than for men
“Beware the Young Doctor and the Old Barber”: Development and Validation of a Job age-type Spectrum

Resource URL: https://bit.ly/3yEo2VE