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Changing patterns of partnership: divorce 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/9781861343383.003.0004
Changing patterns of partnership: divorce and pensions

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This chapter studies how the impact of childrearing on participation in paid employment and private pension scheme membership is different according to the status of a woman's partnership. It looks at recent legislation that permits pension sharing, in relation to the pension needs of divorced and cohabiting men and women.

Keywords: childrearing; paid employment; women's partnership; pension sharing; pension needs; private pension scheme

Chapter.  6878 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gender and Sexuality

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