Challenges of Aging

Pensions, Retirement and Generational Justice
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ISBN-13:
9781137283177
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eBook
Seiten:
295
Autor:
C. Torp
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PDF
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eBook
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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Population ageing is among the most important developments of our time. This book explores the profound challenges faced by an aging world. Leading experts from diverse disciplines describe the fundamental impact demographic aging has on pension systems, on the concepts of retirement and old age, and on the balance of generational justice.
Introduction: Demographic Aging as a Challenge to Modern Societies; Cornelius Torp PART I: THE MULTIPLE FACETS OF POPULATION AGING 1. The Challenges of 21st Century Demography; Sarah Harper 2. Population Aging and the Changing Economic Life Cycle: A Global Perspective; Ronald Lee PART II: PENSION SYSTEMS UNDER PRESSURE 3. Age Politics and Pension Systems Development and Reform; Julia Lynch 4. Policy Feedbacks and Pension Policy Change; R. Kent Weaver 5. Sovereign Debt Crises and Pension Reforms in Europe; Karl Hinrichs 6. The UK Pensions Crisis and Institutional Innovation: Beyond Corporatism and Neo-liberalism; Gordon L. Clark PART III: RETIREMENT AND THE CHANGING IMAGES OF OLD AGE 7. Work versus Leisure: Historical Roots of the Dissociation of Work and Later Life in Twentieth Century Europe; Josef Ehmer 8. From Retirement to Active Aging: Changing Images of 'Old Age' in the Late Twentieth and the Early Twenty-first Centuries; Stephan Lessenich 9. Delaying Retirement in Germany and Europe; Jürgen Bauknecht and Gerhard Naegele 10. Changing Retirement Transitions in Times of Paradigmatic Political Change: Towards Growing Inequalities?; Dirk Hofäcker, Moritz Hess and Elias Naumann PART IV: THE PROBLEM OF GENERATIONAL JUSTICE 11. Intergenerational Equity: Historical Reconstructions; John Macnicol 12. Generational Justice, Generational Habitus and the 'Problem' of the Baby Boomers; Paul Higgs and Chris Gilleard 13. Generations in Aging Societies: Inequalities, Cleavages, Conflicts; Martin Kohli
Population ageing is among the most important developments of our time. This book explores the profound challenges faced by an aging world. Leading experts from diverse disciplines describe the fundamental impact demographic aging has on pension systems, on the concepts of retirement and old age, and on the balance of generational justice.

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