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The normative implications of the longevity transition

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This paper explores some of the normative implications of changes in the age profile of longevity improvements. The discussion assumes that in many ageing societies there is still a sense of collective ambivalence about the benefits conferred by continuing longevity increases. Different approaches are considered to making a collective reckoning of the benefits conferred by continuing longevity gains when the age profile of these gains is undergoing profound change. The requirement to make suc...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jemep.2015.04.013

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Societies, Other & Subsidiary Companies
Department:
Kellogg College
Sub department:
Ageing Institute (OIA)
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3472-5862
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Ethics, Medicine and Public Health Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
2
Pages:
213-219
Publication date:
2015-06-01
Acceptance date:
2015-04-21
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ISSN:
2352-5525
Source identifiers:
698865
Language:
English
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pubs:698865
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uuid:0b43f363-6504-435a-a83e-00975628436d
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pubs:698865
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2019-07-16

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