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Trends in gender relations, employment and pensions

Jay Ginn

in Gender, pensions and the lifecourse

Published by Policy Press

Published in print June 2003 | ISBN: 9781861343383
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302421 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.003.0001
Trends in gender relations, employment and pensions

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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

Chapter.  7853 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gender and Sexuality

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