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The Crisis for Young People Generational Inequalities in Education, Work, Housing and Welfare

Andy Green author 2017

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  • Title:
    The Crisis for Young People Generational Inequalities in Education, Work, Housing and Welfare
  • Author: Andy Green author
  • Subjects: Education-Economic aspects; Education and state; Educational Policy and Politics; Education Economics; Education Policy; Sociology of Education; Sociology of Education
  • Description: This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book provides an original and challenging analysis of one of the most pressing social issues of our times: intergenerational inequality. Based on recent mixed-method research, it explores the extent and scope of generational divides through an up-to-date analysis of the changing opportunities for young people in Britain across different life domains. A central question addressed is whether current changes are best understood as growing inequalities within and across age groups, or whether we face a genuine intergenerational decline over the life course of this and future generations of youth. Andy Green’s controversial manifesto for intergenerational equity includes replacing higher education fees with a tax on graduates of all ages; the introduction of capital gains tax on sales of first homes; voting at 16, and a new charter of rights for private tenants.
  • Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Creation Date: 2017
  • Format: 1 online resource (XIII, 161 p. 12 illus., 11 illus. in color.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN3-319-58547-9
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