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70 is the new 60: We need to stop characterising the growth of older people in the UK in alarmist ways

Thane, Pat (2012) 70 is the new 60: We need to stop characterising the growth of older people in the UK in alarmist ways. British Politics and Policy at LSE (31 Jul 2012). Website.

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Abstract

Pat Thane argues that there is a danger of stressing the costs of the ageing population too much and the positive inputs of older people to economy and society too little. In reality many older people are far from being burdens on the young; rather, they contribute substantially to their families and society.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2013 16:37
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2020 00:35
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/48448

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