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Ageing populations in post-industrial democracies : comparative studies of policies and politics

Ageing populations in post-industrial democracies : comparative studies of policies and politics

Author: Pieter Vanhuysse; Achim Goerres
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, ©2012.
Series: Routledge/ECPR studies in European political science, 76.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Most advanced democracies are currently experiencing accelerated population ageing. This fundamentally changes not just their demographic composition; it can also be expected to have far-reaching  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ageing populations in post-industrial democracies.
London ; New York : Routledge, ©2012
(DLC) 2011017183
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pieter Vanhuysse; Achim Goerres
ISBN: 9780203357415 0203357418 9781136598777 1136598774 9781136598722 1136598723 9781136598760 1136598766 9781138803473 1138803472
OCLC Number: 784953328
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 272 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Mapping the field : comparative generational politics and policies in ageing democracies / Achim Goerres and Pieter Vanhuysse --
Explaining the success of pensioners' parties : a qualitative-comparative analysis of 31 polities / Séan Hanley --
Rhetoric and action on ageing in the world's 'oldest' democracies : party platforms and labor policies in Germany, Italy and Japan / Jennifer Dabbs Sciubba --
Live longer, work longer? Intergenerational fairness in retirement age reforms in Germany and the United Kingdom / Martin Hering --
Pension regimes, gender and generational inequalities : the persistence of institutional differences in ageing post-industrial democracies / Mehmet F. Aysan --
Accelerating smaller cutbacks to delay larger ones? The politics of timing and alarm bells in OECD pension generosity retrenchment / Markus Tepe and Pieter Vanhuysse --
Population ageing, the elderly, and the generosity of standard and minimum pensions / Juan Fernandez --
The family and the welfare state : the impact of public provision for families on young people's demand for public childcare across 21 nations / Achim Goerres and Marcus Tepe --
Cohort, class and attitudes to redistribution in two liberal welfare states : Britain and the United States, 1996-2006 / Jonas Edlund and Stefan Svallfors --
How family policies affect women's formation of domestic unions --
and why it matters for fertility / Andrej Kokkonen --
Epilogue : Conflict and convergence : an American perspective on the politics of ageing welfare states / Robert B. Hudson.
Series Title: Routledge/ECPR studies in European political science, 76.
Other Titles: Aging populations in post-industrial democracies
Responsibility: edited by Pieter Vanhuysse and Achim Goerres.


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Praise for Ageing Populations in Post-industrial Democracies:'The politics of age, and of ageing societies, is finally being discovered as a field worthy of serious attention. Pieter Vanhuysse and Read more...

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