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Britain's pensions crisis : history and policy

Author: Hugh Pemberton; Pat Thane; Noel Whiteside
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: British Academy occasional paper, 7.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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British pensions are in crisis. This volume discusses both the politics and economics of this key area of social policy, and considers developments in the systems of other European countries and in North America.
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Genre/Form: History
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Britain's pensions crisis.
Oxford ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2007272469
(OCoLC)70173199
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Pemberton; Pat Thane; Noel Whiteside
ISBN: 9780191734281 0191734284
OCLC Number: 654832631
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 270 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The roots of public pensions provision : social insurance and the Beveridge Plan / Jose Harris --
Politics and pensions in post-war Britain / Hugh Pemberton --
Why so different? Why so bad a future? / Howard Glennerster --
The 'scandal' of women's pensions in Britain : how did it come about? / Pat Thane --
Gender inequalities : sidelined in British pension policy / Jay Ginn --
How to address gender inequality in British pensions / Patricia Hollis --
Occupational pensions and the search for security / Noel Whiteside --
Why has it all gone wrong? The past, present, and future of British pensions / Frank Field --
The UK occupational pension system in crisis / Gordon L. Clark --
Paying for our futures : the political economy of pension reform in the UK / Paul Johnson --
Financing UK pensions / John Hills --
Anglo-Saxon occupational pensions in international perspective / Steven Sass --
Pension reforms in Southern Europe : the Italian experience / Maurizio Ferrera --
Perspectives on pensions in Eastern Europe / Katharina Müller --
Reforming pensions in Germany and Sweden : new pathways to a better future? / Karl Hinrichs.
Series Title: British Academy occasional paper, 7.
Responsibility: edited by Hugh Pemberton, Pat Thane & Noel Whiteside.
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British pensions are in crisis. This volume explores the past, present and future of pensions in Britain. Leading experts discuss both the politics and economics of this key area of social policy,  Read more...

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[An] important contribution to policy debate as well as social history. * 20th Century British History * a very informative book... timely * Prem Sikka, Tribune * Being a paperback makes the book Read more...

 
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