2007

Ages, Generations and the Social Contract

The Demographic Challenges Facing the Welfare State

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-5972-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-5973-5 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-13

  2. Changing Background of Intergenerational Relationships

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-43

      Demographic Change, Welfare, and Intergenerational Transfers: A Global Overview

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      Pages 45-58

      Demographic Context of the Social Contract in Developed Countries: Unity and Diversity

  3. Generations, Social Contract and Labour Force Participation: Theoretical and Empirical Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59

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      Pages 61-104

      Economics of the Intergenerational Debate: Normative, Accounting and Political Viewpoints

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      Pages 105-113

      Reorganizing the Activity Cycle: The Stakes in a New Social Contract

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      Pages 115-153

      Social Contract and Age at Retirement: Some Elements of a Franco-American Comparison

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      Pages 155-166

      Longevity and Work

  4. Family and Relationships Between Generations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167

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      Pages 169-176

      Changes to the Legal Relationship Between Grandparents and Grandchildren in Quebec: A Disconcerting Evolution

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      Pages 177-190

      Demographic Change and the Social Contract of Informal Support Within the Family

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      Pages 191-207

      Change and Reciprocity in Intergenerational Relationships: The Discourse Of Spanish Working Mothers

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      Pages 209-229

      Intergenerational Exchanges in Older Populations

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      Pages 231-258

      Family Solidarities at the Beginning of Retirement in France

  5. Redistribution and Intergenerational Equity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 259-259

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      Pages 261-277

      Pensions and Income Redistribution in a Comparative Perspective: Evidence from the Luxembourg Income Study

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      Pages 279-299

      Social Spending: Recent Changes and Conditions for its Long-Term Viability

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      Pages 301-321

      Pensions, Privilege and Poverty: Another “Take” on Intergenerational Equity

  6. Social Time

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 323-323

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      Pages 325-342

      Toward a 24-Hour Economy: Implications for the Temporal Structure and Functioning of Family Life

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      Pages 343-356

      Working Schedules: In Search of a Balance Between Family Time and Economic Wellbeing

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      Pages 357-375

      Determinants of Paths of Transition to Total-Work Retirement: A Preliminary Empirical Analysis

  7. Back Matter

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