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Politicians in ageing democracies are catering to a grey interest constituency that does not exist

This essay is the last in a series written by Achim Goerres for the project “Ageing Democracies? Political Participation and Cultural Values Among the Elderly in Europe” financed by the Open Society Foundation. The complete project report with all essays … Weiterlesen

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There will never be a political age conflict between the young and the old.

This essay is the fifth in a series written by Achim Goerres for the project “Ageing Democracies? Political Participation and Cultural Values Among the Elderly in Europe” financed by the Open Society Foundation. The complete project report with all essays … Weiterlesen

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Social inequalities within the group of older people impede the formation of a politically uniform bloc of older people

This essay is the third in a series written by Achim Goerres for the project “Ageing Democracies? Political Participation and Cultural Values Among the Elderly in Europe” financed by the Open Society Foundation. The complete project report with all essays … Weiterlesen

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As we age, we do not grow politically more conservative. Age differences in political preferences are almost exclusively due to the ways different cohorts grew up.

This essay is the third in a series written by Achim Goerres for the project “Ageing Democracies? Political Participation and Cultural Values Among the Elderly in Europe” financed by the Open Society Foundation. The complete project report with all essays … Weiterlesen

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The political participation of older people is a multidimensional phenomenon within a changing context of political participation that varies widely across Europe.

This essay is the second of a series written by Achim Goerres for the project “Ageing Democracies? Political Participation and Cultural Values Among the Elderly in Europe” financed by the Open Society Foundation. The complete project report with all essays … Weiterlesen

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Population ageing is not a new phenomenon in Europe. What is new is that we talk about it.

This essay is the first of a series written by Achim Goerres for the project “Ageing Democracies? Political Participation and Cultural Values Among the Elderly in Europe” financed by the Open Society Foundation. The complete project report with all essays … Weiterlesen

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