This Handbook provides a detailed overview of various issues related to intergenerational justice. Comprising articles written by a distinguished group of scholars from the international scientific community, the Handbook is divided into two main thematic sections - foundations and definitions of intergenerational justice and institutionalization of intergenerational justice.
Responsibility for future generations : scope and limits / Dieter Birnbacher Principles of generational justice / Christoph Lumer The impossibility of a theory of intergenerational justice / Wilfred Beckerman John Rawls on rights of future generations / Claus Dierksmeier Justice between generations / Michael Wallack Rule change and intergenerational justice / Axel Gosseries, Mathias Hungerbühler The economic sustainability indicator / Peer Ederer, Philipp Schuller and Stephan Willms Protecting future generations : intergenerational buck-passing, theoretical ineptitude and a brief for a global core precautionary principle / Stephen M. Gardiner Institutional determinants of public debt : a political economy perspective / Bernd Süssmuth and Robert K. von Weizsäcker Establishing intergenerational justice in national constitutions / Joerg Chet Tremmel A constitutional law for future generations : the 'other' form of the social contract : the generation contract / Peter Häberle The French Constitutional Charter for the environment : an effective instrument? / Dominique Bourg Commission for Future Generations in the Knesset : lessons learnt / Shlomo Shoham and Nira Lamay Institutional protection of succeeding generations : Ombudsman for Future Generations in Hungary / Benedek Jávor The role of CPB in Dutch economic policy / Rocus M. van Opstal and Jacqueline Timmerhuis Intergenerational justice / Emmanuel Agius.
"This publication was partly financed by a printing subsidy from the Fritz Thyssen Foundation." Includes bibliographical references and index.