Pensions, Politics and the Elderly

Pensions, Politics and the Elderly

by Daniel J. B. Mitchell
ISBN-10:
076560518X
ISBN-13:
9780765605184
Pub. Date:
04/30/2000
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Overview

Pensions, Politics and the Elderly

This is an historical exploration of the US pensioner movements of the late 1920s through to the early 1950s, and the insights they offer policy analysts and researchers on how the forthcoming retirement of the
Baby-Boom generation could proceed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780765605184
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/30/2000
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tablesvii
Chapter 1.Will the Boomers Have Their Ham and Eggs?3
Chapter 2.Ham and Eggs23
Chapter 3.The Nonpension Ingredients of Ham and Eggs50
Chapter 4.Townsend Versus Social Security82
Chapter 5.Gerontocracy's Last Stand: Earl Warren and Uncle George107
Chapter 6.Twenty-First Century Ham and Eggs?148
Notes173
References185
Index195

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