Monday, February 18, 2008

Social Policy in Ageing Societies: Britain and Germany Compared (New Book)

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Greetings,

Here is a new book for discussion:

Social Policy in Ageing Societies:
Britain and Germany Compared

by Gerhard Naegele and Alan Walker
(Hardcover - Jan 22, 2008)

Book Description provided by the Publisher (Palgrave Macmillan):

This collection offers a fascinating comparative analysis of two very different approaches to social policy on ageing. By analyzing the different foundations and systems established by Beveridge in Britain and Bismarck in Germany this book provides a well-constructed and truly comparative perspective on a range of key issues. Each chapter is co-authored by a leading German and a British figure in the field allowing for a unique insight into the differing policies.

About the Authors:

GERHARD NAEGELE is Professor of Sociology, Dortmund University, Gemany.

ALAN WALKER is Professor of Social Policy and Director of ESRC Growing Older Programme, Sheffield University.

Key words:
New books, Social Policy, Ageing Societies, Britain, Germany, Gerhard Naegele, Alan Walker, Palgrave Macmillan, aging, population aging, aging of population, retirement, pension

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