Economic Security and Intergenerational Justice

A Look at North America by Theodore R. Smeeding, Timothy M. Greene, Vernon L. Marmor

Publisher: University Press of America

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Subjects:

  • Health systems & services,
  • Political economy,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Welfare & benefit systems,
  • Sociology,
  • Aging And Public Policy,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Canada,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • Public Policy - Social Security,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Economic security,
  • Social security
The Physical Object
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Number of Pages350
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ISBN 100877666199
ISBN 109780877666196

The issue of generational transfers is growing in importance. Populations are ageing, placing an increasing burden on provision of pensions, health care and other welfare services. In many nations the imbalance between a growing, older generation, supported by a shrinking younger generation, has fuelled debates about intergenerational justice. The key argument being that Author: Beverley A. Searle, Caroline DeWilde, Peter Williams, Marco Tosi, Andrea Schäfer, Hans Sandlie, Lars. Economic Justice - Economy "We have forgotten and are still forgetting that over and above business, logic and the parameters of the market is the human being; and that something is men and women in as much as they are human beings by virtue of their profound dignity: to offer them the possibility of living a dignified life and of actively. Increasing economic growth and meeting labor demand, in the context of an aging society, require an ever-increasing number of people. AARP recognizes that immigration is an important ongoing source of new Americans and helps sustain the intergenerational partnership upon which the well-being of our society is based. Intergenerational equity briefing Review of social determinants of health and idea of fairness or justice between different generations. There is wide-ranging literature on the subject, indicated briefl y below. social and economic security, lifestyle choices.

While achieving food security for the million undernourished people is a challenge in and of itself, the task is even more daunting if we consider making future generations food secure as well. World Economic Forum estimates that by , a global population of billion will demand 70% more food than is consumed today (WEF, n.d.). Injustice is a source of resentment, indignation, and conflict. In the long run, the victims of injustice will not be ignored. Justice is a security issue for states and supra-national organizations, and simple prudence demands that policy makers take it into account. To put a simple label on this idea, justice is a security issue. [9]. Binstock, "Transcending Intergenerational Equity" in Marmor and Smeeding, Economic Security and Intergenerational Justice* II. Rationales for Public Sector Programs (9/16 – 9/18) Kingson, Ties That Bind, Ch. 1 The New Politics of Old Age Policy, Chs 1 - 2 Moon and Mulvey, Entitlements and the Elderly, pp. Marmor, Chs 2,3,4,6 III. Criminal Justice Economic Development Employment and Labor Economic Security Education Environmental Justice Food Justice Health and Healthcare Housing Philanthropy Media Regionalism Reparations Reproductive Justice Voting Violence, Safety and Community Peace Immigration and Refugee Rights Change Process Individual Transformation Leadership.

The BWR Justice Project goals and outcomes include. Promoting the adoption of work/family policies for women and working families to achieve security and prosperity now and for future generations, including paid leave, paid sick days, equal rights, equal pay, entrepreneurship, raising minimum wage and workers’ rights on a federal, state and local : Seraaj. Sustainability and Intergenerational Justice BRIAN BARRY 1. The Question As temporary custodians of the planet, those who are alive at any given time can do a better or worse job of handing it on to their successors. I take that simple thought to animate concerns about what we ought to be doing to preserve conditions that will make. For example, in the course of economic devel- opment, fewer children than fathers will become farmers, but more will become managerial and professional employees. Thus, some intergenerational mobility will of necessity occur in the form of outflow from the class of farmers and inflow to that of managers and professionals.

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This book is an in-depth look both at the Economic Security and Intergenerational Justice book and politics governing the economic security debate in the United States and at differences and similarities between U.S.

and Canadian experience and outlook. Important for a book on a subject of such wide interest as policy toward the elderly, the contributors write in a manner that Format: Paperback.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: The North American context and volume overview / Theodore R. Marmor [and others] --The comparative politics of economic security for the ng fortunes of the elderly: the comparative politics of retrenchment.

This book addresses distributive justice across generations and includes original theories from distinguished economists on intergenerational equity, efficiency and rationality, which discuss policies on social security, pensions, and environmental degradation, as examples of policies of the present generation which impact upon future generations.

Intergenerational equity in economic, psychological, and sociological contexts, is the concept or idea of fairness or justice between generations.

The concept can be applied to fairness in dynamics between children, youth, adults and seniors, in terms of treatment and can also be applied to fairness between generations currently living and generations yet to be. The book’s stylised model is constructed by weaving together threads from the wellbeing, human needs, complex systems, sustainable development, endogenous economic growth, directed technical change, and credit-based-money literatures.

ii / ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL JUSTICE Those who contributed activities or essays: • Alameda County Community Food Bank (sections of Hunger USA), Nancy Flowers (Martin Luther King – From Civil Rights to Human Rights), S h u l a m i t h Koenig (Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Questions and Answers),and the Resource Center of the Americas (sections of File Size: KB.

Cook, FLThe Salience of Intergenerational Equity in Canada and the United States: A Look at North America. in Economic Security and Intergenerational Justice: A Look at North America.

Urban Institute Press, Washington, by: 1. The authors in the new book include preeminent economists, political scientists, and sociologists who use cutting-edge research methods to answer some of the thorniest economic questions facing policymakers today.

Topics range from economic inequality, race, and mobility, to competition, wages, taxes, macroeconomics, and family economic security. Intergenerational justice. [Austin Sarat;] -- "Intergeneraltional Justice explores what, if anything, a concern for intergenerational justice demands of us.

social security and intergenerational justice / Nancy J. Altman --Spending on children and the elderly: an issue brief / Julia B.

Isaacs --Is the economic crisis driving wedges between. We review dominant approaches to evaluate the intergenerational justice of public policies.

We distinguish between justice over complete lives (for which we analyze birth cohorts), and at a. Intergenerational Practice: An Approach to Implementing Sustainable Development and Environmental Justice Chapter June with 21 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Justice in economics is a subcategory of welfare economics with models frequently representing the ethical-social requirements of a given theory, whether "in the large", as of a just social order, or "in the small", as in the equity of "how institutions distribute specific benefits and burdens".

That theory may or may not elicit acceptance. In the Journal of Economic Literature classification. In response to the COVID pandemic, the government is distributing economic impact payments to individuals in the United States. This webcast, Obtaining Economic Impact Payments for Low-Income Clients, covers who will receive these payments and current policies surrounding how low-income recipients of certain benefits, including Social Security, Supplemental Security.

Charles D. Kolstad, Jeffrey A. Krautkraemer, in Handbook of Natural Resource and Energy Economics, Intergenerational equity. Intergenerational equity is perhaps the most often discussed issue associated with the use of natural resource and environmental assets, and it has become increasingly important in recent years.

Concerns about intergenerational equity. I present the Intergenerational Justice Index (IJI) - a simple four-dimensional indicator developed with the Bertelsmann Stiftung in order to compare intergenerational justice in practice across 29 OECD member states.

the economic and fiscal burdens on the shoulders of currently young generations as measured by public debt levels per child Cited by: For the tenth anniversary of the U.S. Catholic bishops’ statement, Economic Justice for All, the bishops affirmed the Church’s commitment to economic justice in the world.

The anniversary edition of the statement included a synthesis of key principles, entitled, A Catholic Framework for Economic Life. This framework serves as a touchstone (a) for understanding the Church’s.

KEY BENEFIT: This book introduces the philosophy of economic justice while presenting a non-dogmatic defense of the welfare state. It presents and describes libertarian capitalism, state socialism, and the welfare state with the purpose of determining which best satisfies the requirements of economic justice/5.

by John-Manuel Andriote. This article originally appeared on Next Avenue. (Editor’s note: This story is part of Still Here, Still Positive: A series on the first generation of Americans aging with HIV/AIDS, with support from The John A. Hartford Foundation.) Just as we gay and bisexual men measured our personal histories in relation to AIDS — starting in — everyone now.

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understanding of the divergent approaches to justice can intergenerational policies be forged leads to the papers which comprise the major portion o* the book. The papers, which are organized under five sections providing historical, whole-life economic, sociological and anthropological, philosophical, and.

In times of climate change and public debt, a concern for intergenerational justice should lead us to have a closer look at theories of intergenerational justice. It should also press us to provide institutional design proposals to change the decision-making world that surrounds us.

From combating climate change to ensuring proper funding for future pensions, concerns about ethics between generations are everywhere.

In this volume sixteen philosophers explore intergenerational justice. Part One examines the ways in which various theories of. Anthropogenic climate change policy involves tradeoffs between the rights and welfare of present and future people. A theory of justice should provide guidance to help make these tradeoffs appropriately and fairly.

This chapter develops a revised Rawlsian theory of intergenerational justice, and applies it to the problem of climate policy. But unlike the received Rawlsian view. Intergenerational justice: satisfying needs instead of greed Intergenerational justice is an integral part of such concepts as sustainable development, social justice, children’s and youth rights, global warming and climate change.

It is the concept of fairness or equitable rights between generations, children, youths, adults and survivors. Economic Justice Policy. Personal safety and economic security are inextricably linked for victims of domestic violence. Financial abuse is a common tactic used by abusers to gain power and control in a relationship.

The forms of financial abuse may be subtle or overt but, in general, include tactics to limit the partner’s access to assets. Discounting Dollars, Discounting Lives: Intergenerational Distributive Justice and Efficiency Louis Kaplow NBER Working Paper No.

May JEL No. D31, D61, D63, D81, D99, H23, H43, K32, Q38, Q58 ABSTRACT The view that intergenerational distributive justice and efficiency should be treated separately is familiar, yet by: John B. Williamson is professor of sociology at Boston College, and has written extensively in the areas of aging policy and politics.

He is the author or coauthor of fifteen books, including Aging and Public Policy and The Politics of M. Watts-Roy, former director of the Alzheimer's Respite Program in LaGrange, Kentucky, is currently a doctoral student in. Binstock, "Transcending Intergenerational Equity" in Marmor and Smeeding, Economic Security and Intergenerational Justice* The Green Book, Appendix A-Data on the Elderly* II.

Rationales for Public Sector Programs (9/13 – 9/20) Kingson, Ties That Bind, Ch. 1 The New Politics of Old Age Policy, Chs 2 - 4. In order to guarantee intergenerational justice to prevail, we as a society should "keep" a certain amount of accumulated debt and pass it on to future generations.

This sounds rather counter-intuitive, doesn't it. In public debate debt of whatever kind, but public debt especially, is mostly seen as something bad and running counter the ideal.

Intergenerational equity is also at play whenever one subset of the population might be paying a portion of the costs for another group -- for example, if younger people are paying more than the.

The Non-identity Problem One problematic feature of intergenerational justice is the non-identity problem. Although the name is relatively new – dating to Derek Parfit's article ‘On Doing the Best for Our Children’ – it is a problem that has been recognized at least as far back as the 17th century discussion of rights by Hugo Grotius.This chapter introduces the debate on justice across generations by connecting it with contemporary accounts of distributive justice.

It explores the pattern, metric, and scope questions as they arise in the context of intergenerational distribution. The question of pattern is: how should we distribute whatever it is that justice is concerned with?Economic theory and the theory of justice entail a common feature: both are traditionally subject to a limited time horizon – the perspective of the present generation.

Under such premises, efficiency and justice can easily be discussed and by: 1.