A Young Generation Under Pressure?

The Financial Situation and the "Rush Hour" of the Cohorts 1970 - 1985 in a Generational Comparison

Editors: Tremmel, Joerg (Ed.)

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Justice between generations is still not as prominent on any agenda as justice between rich and poor or men and women. For the first time, this three-part book explores the situation of young people of today in comparison to their direct predecessors. The first part, The Financial Situation of the Young Generation in a Generational Comparison, deals with this generation's financial standing; the second part, The Rush Hour of Life, examines their time restrictions. Both are considered from a life-course perspective. The third part, On the Path to Gerontocracy?, addresses the demographic shift in favor of the elderly in aging Western democracies.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • The Persistent Pandemic of Precariousness: Young People at Work

    Pages 3-21

    Kretsos, Lefteris

  • Comparing Welfare Regime Changes: Living Standards and the Unequal Life Chances of Different Birth Cohorts

    Pages 23-36

    Chauvel, Louis

  • How Does Globalization Affect the Life Courses of Young Men and Women in Modern Societies?

    Pages 37-55

    Blossfeld, Hans-Peter (et al.)

  • Traditional Inequalities and New Insecurities: Long-Term Trends in the Transition to the Labor Market in Germany

    Pages 57-76

    Hillmert, Steffen

  • German Bundestag Survey on Intergenerational Justice in the Labour Market

    Pages 77-105

    Tremmel, Joerg Chet (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A Young Generation Under Pressure?
Book Subtitle
The Financial Situation and the "Rush Hour" of the Cohorts 1970 - 1985 in a Generational Comparison
Editors
  • Joerg Tremmel
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-03483-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-03483-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-03482-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-42573-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 247
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