Handbook of Intergenerational Justice

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Joerg Chet Tremmel
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2006 - Psychology - 368 pages
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The contributors to this volume undertake to establish the foundations and definitions of intergenerational justice and to explore its capacity to guide us in policy and public opinion judgments we must make to face unprecedented issues. . . We are changi
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
PART I FOUNDATIONS AND DEFINITIONS OF GENERATIONAL JUSTICE
21
1 Responsibility for future generations scope and limits
23
2 Principles of generational justice
39
3 The impossibility of a theory of intergenerational justice
53
4 John Rawls on the rights of future generations
72
the limits of procedural justice
86
6 Rule change and intergenerational justice
106
PART II INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF GENERATIONAL JUSTICE
185
10 Establishing intergenerational justice in national constitutions
187
the generation contract
215
an effective instrument?
230
lessons learnt
244
14 Institutional protection of succeeding generations Ombudsman for Future Generations in Hungary
282
15 The role of CPB in Dutch economic policy
299
16 Intergenerational justice
317

7 The Economic Sustainability Indicator
129
intergenerational buckpassing theoretical ineptitude and a brief for a global core precautionary principle
148
a political economy perspective
170
Information about the Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations
333
Index
335
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Joerg Chet Tremmel is Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the "Interngenerational Justice Review" and a visiting lecturer at the Joann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University Frankfurt, the University of Stuttgart and the Heinrich-Heine-University in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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