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Gender, pensions and the lifecourseHow pensions need to adapt to changing family forms$
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Jay Ginn

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9781861343383

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.001.0001

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Changing patterns of partnership: divorce and pensions

Changing patterns of partnership: divorce and pensions

(p.51) Four Changing patterns of partnership: divorce and pensions
Gender, pensions and the lifecourse

Jay Ginn

Policy Press

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

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