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Curse or blessing?
Simona Giordano

organizing a major area of social and economic activity. (2015: 80) Western governments have considered population ageing as ‘a mixed blessing’ (Phillipson 2015). Longevity raises a number of ethical, social and political issues as well as issues of global justice. Will the labour force be able to assist the evergrowing proportion of older people? Will healthcare systems be able to cope with the demands of a long-lived generation? It also raises ethical and political issues of intergenerational and global justice: what do we owe to future generations? And what do we owe

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