Coronavirus: why young and old must pull together to survive this

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Article in the Conversation

Period19 Mar 2020

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Media contributions

  • TitleCoronavirus: why young and old must pull together to survive this
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date19/03/2020
    DescriptionOur research suggested that without solidarity between generations, the individual and societal impact of Ireland’s austerity programme would have been much worse. When asked to explain such extreme altruism one man told me that it was a pleasure and a privilege to help his children and his children’s children.
    Producer/AuthorHolly Squires
    URLhttps://theconversation.com/coronavirus-why-young-and-old-must-pull-together-to-survive-this-133973
    PersonsGemma Carney

Keywords

  • ageing
  • COVID-19
  • Coronavirus
  • generations
  • social science
  • social policy