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What Older Americans Think Interest Groups and Aging Policy

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ISBN-10: 1400861128

ISBN-13: 9781400861125

Edition: 1990

Authors: Christine L. Day

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As the much publicized "graying of America" progresses, political groups that lobby for the elderly have achieved enormous power and organizational success, with no sign of decline in the foreseeable future. What Older Americans Think provides a fresh look at these groups. Are older people united in support of increasing old-age benefits--or perhaps even obsessed with their own financial self-interest, as is sometimes alleged? Do younger people tend to oppose old-age benefits? Why do aging-based political organizations attract so many members? How do Washington policymakers see the "gray lobby"? Focusing on the last decade, Christine Day offers new answers to these and other…    
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List price: $140.75
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 7/14/2014
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 176
Language: English