The New Politics of Old Age Policy / Edition 2

The New Politics of Old Age Policy / Edition 2

by Robert B. Hudson
     
 

The successor to Robert Hudson's The Future of Age-Based Public Policy, this volume offers a variety of perspectives on these policy issues that directly effect America's aging population -- particularly the relative merits of using chronological age to determine eligibility for government programs.

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Overview

The successor to Robert Hudson's The Future of Age-Based Public Policy, this volume offers a variety of perspectives on these policy issues that directly effect America's aging population -- particularly the relative merits of using chronological age to determine eligibility for government programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801894916
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Edition description:
second edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Robert B. Hudson is a professor of social policy at Boston University and the editor of The Future of Age-Based Public Policy, also published by Johns Hopkins.

Johns Hopkins University Press

Table of Contents

1Contemporary challenges to age-based policy1
2A normative defense of universal age-based public policy23
3What justice requires : a normative foundation for U.S. pension reform42
4Decreasing welfare, increasing old age inequality : whose responsibility is it?65
5Social Security and the paradoxes of welfare state conservatism90
6When old age begins : implications for health, work, and retirement109
7Minority workers and pathways to retirement129
8The oldest old and a long-lived society : challenges for public policy157
9Reframing Social Security : cures worse than the disease183
10Sustaining Medicare as an age-related program205
11The politics of aging within Medicaid219
12The changing face of senior housing244
13The contemporary politics of old age policies265
14Using local tax levies to fund programs for older people : good politics and good policy?294

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