9780415463270

The Myth of Generational Conflict: The Family and State in Ageing Societies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415463270

  • ISBN10:

    0415463270

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2008-01-24
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

The collection addresses theoretical and policy issues connecting age and generation with the family and social policy. It focuses both on cross-cultural comparison within societies and analysis based on a range of societies.

Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. vii
List of Tablesp. viii
List of Contributorsp. x
Equity and solidarity across the generationsp. 1
The redistributive effects of generational transfersp. 22
Complementarity between private and public transfersp. 47
Wealth distribution between generations: A source of conflict or cohesion?p. 69
Families apart? Intergenerational transfers in East and West Germanyp. 88
Generational relations and the lawp. 100
Discontinuous change and generational contractsp. 114
Gender, the generational contract and pension privatisationp. 133
Trail-blazers and path-followers: Social reproduction and geographical mobility in Youthp. 154
The transmission of life stories from ethnic minority fathers to their children: A personal resource to promote social integrationp. 174
Reinventing the generational contract: Anticipated care-giving responsibilities of younger Germans and Turkish migrantsp. 190
Continuity and change: The family and community life of older people in the 1990sp. 209
Indexp. 228
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