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Britain's Pensions Crisis: History and Policy

Hugh Pemberton, Pat Thane, and Noel Whiteside (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263853
eISBN:
9780191734281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263853.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

British pensions are in crisis. Yet in all the discussion of what exactly the crisis consists of, and how it might be addressed, attention to the history of how the crisis has come about is ... More


Gender, pensions and the lifecourse: How pensions need to adapt to changing family forms

Jay Ginn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343383
eISBN:
9781447302421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

An emerging consensus sees British pension policy as unravelling. Yet the gender impact of expanding private pension provision and relying increasingly on means-testing has been largely overlooked. ... More


Trends in gender relations, employment and pensions

Jay Ginn

in Gender, pensions and the lifecourse: How pensions need to adapt to changing family forms

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343383
eISBN:
9781447302421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter is concerned with the evolution of gender roles, the trends in employment and earnings, and the gender implications for pension acquisition. It provides an outline of the gender-relevant ... More


British pension policy: a gender perspective on alternative rescue plans

Jay Ginn

in Gender, pensions and the lifecourse: How pensions need to adapt to changing family forms

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343383
eISBN:
9781447302421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter outlines the gender implications of British pension policy. It looks at the concerns of a range of critics, and discusses the main alternative strategies that are proposed. The ... More


Integration into the Community

Paul Taylor

in Heroes or Traitors?: Experiences of Southern Irish Soldiers Returning from the Great War 1919-1939

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381618
eISBN:
9781781384954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381618.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Great War volunteers, in contrast to pre War regulars, were more representative of Irish society, far greater in numbers, and not absent for such a long period, making their social assimilation back ... More


Behaviour, choice, and British pension policy

Gordon L. Clark

in Social Policy Review 28: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2016

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447331797
eISBN:
9781447332589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331797.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Over the past decade, the British pension system has been turned upside-down. Once lauded as a viable, long-term mix of public and private institutions, each element has been challenged as to its ... More


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