By Pieter Vanhuysse,Achim Goerres
Most complex democracies are at the moment experiencing speeded up inhabitants growing old, which essentially adjustments not only their demographic composition; it may well even be anticipated to have far-reaching political and coverage consequences.
This quantity brings jointly a professional set of students from Europe and North the United States to enquire generational politics and public guidelines inside of an strategy explicitly concentrating on comparative political technological know-how. This theoretically unified textual content examines altering electoral coverage calls for because of demographic aging, and contours research of united states, united kingdom, Japan, Germany, Italy and all significant ecu countries.
As the 1st sustained political technology research of inhabitants getting older, this monograph examines either side of the talk. It examines the activities of the country opposed to the pursuits of a transforming into aged balloting bloc to shield monetary viability, and appears at highly-topical responses similar to pension cuts and lengthening retirement age. It additionally examines the increase of ‘grey parties’, and asks what, if something, makes such pensioner events persist through the years, within the first ever research of the emergence of pensioner events in Europe.
Ageing Populations in Post-Industrial Democracies may be of curiosity to scholars and students of ecu politics, and to these learning electoral and social coverage reform.
Official e-book date 1st January 2012.
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Ageing Populations in Post-Industrial Democracies: Comparative Studies of Policies and Politics (Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science) by Pieter Vanhuysse,Achim Goerres