By Pieter Vanhuysse,Achim Goerres

Most complicated democracies are presently experiencing speeded up inhabitants getting old, which essentially alterations not only their demographic composition; it could possibly 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 process explicitly targeting comparative political technological know-how. This theoretically unified textual content examines altering electoral coverage calls for as a result of demographic getting old, and lines research of united states, united kingdom, Japan, Germany, Italy and all significant ecu countries.


As the 1st sustained political technology research of inhabitants aging, this monograph examines either side of the controversy. It examines the activities of the country opposed to the pursuits of a becoming aged vote casting bloc to shield monetary viability, and appears at highly-topical responses resembling pension cuts and lengthening retirement age. It additionally examines the increase of ‘grey parties’, and asks what, if whatever, 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 could be of curiosity to scholars and students of eu politics, and to these learning electoral and social coverage reform.


 


Official ebook date 1st January 2012.

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