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Jay Ginn

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9781861343383

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.001.0001

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Trends in gender relations, employment and pensions

Trends in gender relations, employment and pensions

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Gender, pensions and the lifecourse
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Jay Ginn

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.003.0001

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 changes that have occurred in the British pension system since the 1940s, as well as the recent reforms which shifted the balance of pension provision towards the private sector. The chapter shows the British trends in gender relations, along with the employment and earnings of women.

Keywords:   evolution, gender roles, trends, employment, earnings, gender implications, pension acquisition, British pension system, pension provision

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