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Generations, age and life course: towards an integral social policy framework of analysis

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This article examines how the relationship between generational processes and social policy has been studied. It identifies three main approaches: social policy’s targeting of different age groups, social policy’s role in shaping the life course and the generational contract that leads social policy to recognise the claims of particular generations. Each of these perspectives has strengths and weaknesses but, if the goal is to understand how the welfare state embodies generational assumptions...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/21582041.2018.1455107

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Routledge
Journal:
Contemporary Social Science More from this journal
Volume:
15
Issue:
3
Pages:
291-301
Publication date:
2018-04-03
Acceptance date:
2018-03-14
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EISSN:
2158-205X
ISSN:
2158-2041
Language:
English
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pubs:833496
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uuid:b2692c8f-cad4-4e81-8c86-cce9dbfe7a12
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pubs:833496
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833496
Deposit date:
2018-04-04

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