By Pieter Vanhuysse,Achim Goerres
Most complex democracies are presently experiencing sped up inhabitants getting 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 USA to enquire generational politics and public guidelines inside of an method explicitly targeting comparative political technology. This theoretically unified textual content examines altering electoral coverage calls for as a result of demographic getting older, and lines research of united states, united kingdom, Japan, Germany, Italy and all significant ecu countries.
As the 1st sustained political technological know-how research of inhabitants getting older, this monograph examines each side of the controversy. It examines the activities of the nation opposed to the pursuits of a turning out to be aged vote casting bloc to protect economic viability, and appears at highly-topical responses comparable to pension cuts and extending 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 should 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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Ageing Populations in Post-Industrial Democracies: Comparative Studies of Policies and Politics (Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science) by Pieter Vanhuysse,Achim Goerres