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Why abolishing age-related benefits would improve later life

Horowitz, Will (2014) Why abolishing age-related benefits would improve later life. British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 May 2014). Website.

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Older people are widely-varying in assets and vulnerability and are on aggregate enormous contributors to society, yet, through universal age-related benefits, policy differentiates between people according to age. Will Horwitz argues for replacing this focus on chronological age with an analysis of the major transitions in later life, which would do better in differentiating between the vulnerable and the resilient.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2017 14:08
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2021 23:19

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