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The pinch : how the baby boomers took their children's future - and why they should give it back

Author: David Willetts
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text argues that the baby boomer generation have thrived at the expense of their children. Social, cultural and economic provision has been made for the reigning section of society, whilst the needs of the next generation have taken a back seat.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Willetts
ISBN: 9781848872318 1848872313
OCLC Number: 467775057
Description: xxii, 314 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Who we are --
Breaking up --
The baby boom --
Spending the kids inheritance --
The social contract --
Ages nd stages --
Why bother about the future? --
What governments do --
Time for childhood --
Schools and social mobility --
Houses and job: generation crunch --
3G --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: David Willetts.

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