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By Joerg Tremmel

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ISBN-13: 9783642034824

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Justice among generations continues to be no longer as famous on any time table as justice among wealthy and bad or women and men. For the 1st time, this three-part publication explores the placement of kids of this present day compared to their direct predecessors. the 1st half, The monetary state of affairs of the younger new release in a Generational comparability, offers with this generation's monetary status; the second one half, the push Hour of lifestyles, examines their time regulations. either are thought of from a life-course point of view. The 3rd half, at the route to Gerontocracy?, addresses the demographic shift in desire of the aged in getting older Western democracies.

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In 1977, the earnings gap between age groups 30 35 and 50 55 was 15%; the gap is now about 40%. During the “economic miracle,” the young wage earners generally began in the labour market with the same level of income as their own parents at the end of a complete career. For the last 20 years, what is observed is , a stagnation in the wages of the young while wages for older people have grown by 20% or more. In 1997, the workers received the highest incomes when middle-aged. Today, they receive it only shortly before retiring (cf.

However, the crucial point here is that in certain cases the differences are significantly large. Young workers experience lower levels of wages and higher levels of unemployment despite the fact that they are more qualified than older workers. In essence, their lack of working experience is penalized by high levels of unemployment and lower wages. Sometimes, this penalization is driven by certain policies that aim to increase the participation rate on higher education. Such policies set different minimum wage rates for young workers and those just entering the workforce.

3 The Multidimensional “Fracture Ge´ne´rationnelle” in France In France, the economic slowdown has provoked a dramatic multidimensional “fracture ge´ne´rationnelle” since the late 1970s. This portrait is grim, but it is founded on a strong empirical base, with alternative sets of micro-data offering convergent results. Three principal topics will be highlighted here: first, the economic marginalisation of new entrants into the labour market and its direct effects on social structure; second, the long-term consequences of this deprivation in terms of 2 Comparing Welfare Regime Changes 27 socialisation and life chances; and finally, the consequences for the political participation of these cohorts and their support for the contemporary welfare regime.

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