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By Pieter Vanhuysse,Achim Goerres

Most complex democracies are at the moment experiencing sped up inhabitants growing older, which essentially adjustments not only their demographic composition; it may 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 US to enquire generational politics and public guidelines inside an procedure 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 contours 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 old, this monograph examines either side of the controversy. It examines the activities of the kingdom opposed to the pursuits of a turning out to be aged vote casting bloc to defend economic viability, and appears at highly-topical responses reminiscent of 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 might be of curiosity to scholars and students of ecu politics, and to these learning electoral and social coverage reform.


Official booklet date 1st January 2012.

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