OLLI Authors: Research

R. Jack Hansen and Jerry P. Haas -
Shaping a Life of Significance for Retirement

Published: 2010
Publisher: Upper Room Books
Available for Purchase from Upper Room Books, Amazon, Barnes & Noble web site
Genre: Research, Personal Development
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Written: When making the transition from full-time career to mostly retired
Authors Note: Addresses the personal dimensions of moving from carer to retirement (relationships, opportunities, challenges)
OLLI Affiliation (for Jack Hansen): OLLI at Furman University (Member)

Maria Piantanida and Noreen B. Garman -
The Qualitative Dissertation: A Guide for Students and Faculty (2nd Edition)

Published: 2009 by Corwin Press
Available for Purchase from Amazon
Genre: Research Methodology
Website:
Written: Transition toward retirement
Authors Note:
OLLI Affiliation: OSHER at Carnegie Mellon University (Member)

Maria Piantanida and Noreen B. Garman -
The Authority to Imagine: The Struggle toward Representation in Dissertation Writing

Published: 2006 by Peter Lang
Available for Purchase from Amazon
Genre: Research Methodology
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Written: Before retirement
Authors Note:
OLLI Affiliation: OSHER at Carnegie Mellon University (Member)

Rochelle M. Goldman -
Challenging Representations of Old Women in U.S. Films: Ageism Revealed

Published: 2006
Publisher: SFSU University
Available for Purchase or Interlibrary Loan: SFSU Masters Thesis Collection or on CD from Rochelle Goldman
Genre: Research in Women's Studies on ageism and film
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Written: After Retirement
Authors Note: I am a member of the lecture planning committee for OLLI Aging Explorers, and a former Board member of OWL-Ca.
OLLI Affiliation: San Francisco State Universtiy OLLI.