Ageing International

, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 17–20 | Cite as

Aging workers in Japan: From reverence to redundance

  • Kazuo Takada
The Dialogue on Age Discrimination Intensifies


It wasn’t so long ago that “honorable elders” were revered, if only for their rarity. Now, during recessions, redundant older workers are the first to be laid off.


Aging Worker Japanese Worker White Collar Employee Lifetime Employment Older Worker 
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  • Kazuo Takada

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