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The Everyday Life of Global Finance: Saving and Borrowing in Anglo-America

Paul Langley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199236596
eISBN:
9780191717079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236596.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Grounded in literature from the sociology of finance and international political economy, and informed by extensive empirical research, this book explores the unprecedented relationships that now ... More


Towards German liberalism and British social democracy: the evolution of two public occupational pension regimes from 1945 to 2009

Traute Meyer and Paul Bridgen

in Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter assesses the evolution of public and occupational pension regimes in Britain and Germany from 1945 to 2009 in relation to the conservative and liberal welfare state regimes and the ... More


Pensions choices for the 21st century: meeting the challenges of an ageing society

Jane Falkingham and Katherine Rake

in Social Policy Review 15: UK and international perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424709
eISBN:
9781447303428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424709.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by policymakers at the start of the 21st century. These challenges have arisen from the economic, demographic, and policy legacy of the previous century. ... More


Changing retirement incomes

David Lain

in Reconstructing Retirement: Work and Welfare in the UK and USA

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326175
eISBN:
9781447326267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326175.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines changes to retirement incomes that increase the financial need for individuals to work beyond age 65 in the UK and US. It starts by returning to the original guiding principles ... More


The United Kingdom: Examining the Switch from Low Public Pensions to High-Cost Private Pensions

David Blake

in Social Security Pension Reform in Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241081
eISBN:
9780226241913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241913.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews the current system of pension provision in the United Kingdom. It analyzes defects in the Thatcher–Major governments' reforms that led to the present system, examines and ... 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


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