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The emergence of pensioners’ parties in contemporary Europe

By S.L. Hanley

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Book description: Justice between generations is still not as prominent on any agenda as justice between rich and poor or men and women. For the first time, this three-part book explores the situation of young people of today in comparison to their direct predecessors. The first part, The Financial Situation of the Young Generation in a Generational Comparison, deals with this generation's financial standing; the second part, The Rush Hour of Life, examines their time restrictions. Both are considered from a life-course perspective. The third part, On the Path to Gerontocracy?, addresses the demographic shift in favor of the elderly in aging Western democracies

Topics: Generations, intergenerational justice, labour market transitions, population ageing, rush hour of life
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.ucl.ac.uk.OAI2:19144
Provided by: UCL Discovery

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