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The emergence of pensioners’ parties in contemporary Europe

Hanley, S.L.; (2010) The emergence of pensioners’ parties in contemporary Europe. In: Tremmel, J.C., (ed.) A Young Generation Under Pressure? The Financial Situation and the "Rush Hour" of the Cohorts 1970 - 1985 in a Generational Comparison. (pp. 225-244). Springer Verlag: Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany. Green open access

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Abstract

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.

Type:Book chapter
Title:The emergence of pensioners’ parties in contemporary Europe
ISBN-13:9783642034824
Open access status:An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-03483-1_12
Publisher version:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-03483-1_12
Language:English
Additional information:Table 1 and 2 appear at the end of this copy of this article. The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com
Keywords:Generations, intergenerational justice, labour market transitions, population ageing, rush hour of life
UCL classification:UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > SSEES

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