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By Joerg Tremmel

ISBN-10: 3642034829

ISBN-13: 9783642034824

Justice among generations continues to be now not as favourite on any schedule as justice among wealthy and bad or women and men. For the 1st time, this three-part ebook explores the location of children of this day compared to their direct predecessors. the 1st half, The monetary scenario of the younger iteration in a Generational comparability, offers with this generation's monetary status; the second one half, the frenzy Hour of lifestyles, examines their time regulations. either are thought of from a life-course standpoint. The 3rd half, at the route to Gerontocracy?, addresses the demographic shift in prefer of the aged in getting older Western democracies.

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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. In Belgium, for example, those aged 16 20 are paid 70% of the minimum wage beginning at age 17. The rate increases by 6 percentage points each year until they are 21 at which time they qualify for the standard “adult” rated minimum wage. In certain cases, the regulations that may have an adverse effect on the wages of young workers may come from various collective agreements signed by employers and the trade unions or unilateral initiatives by employers to implement an organisational restructuring exercise.

2). 5 These parents are about to help their children in different ways with the intensification of “solidarite´s familiales” (transfers and transmissions between generations including financial, in kind, cultural, and material) that Attias Donfut (2000) describes, but at the collective level, the first and the most efficient solidarity would consist of a redistribution of social positions. 2 Comparing Welfare Regime Changes 31 40000 35000 Italy France 30000 25000 Denmark United States 20000 15000 10000 5000 0 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 Fig.

Presses Universitaires de France, Paris Chapter 3 How Does Globalization Affect the Life Courses of Young Men and Women in Modern Societies? 1 Introduction Young people in industrialized nations have experienced significant changes in the transition to adulthood in past decades. Globalization, via (1) the internationalization and importance of markets, (2) intensified competition, (3) accelerated spread of networks and knowledge through new technologies, and (4) the increasing dependence on random shocks, has transformed the transition to adulthood.

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