Changing patterns of pension inequality: the shift from state to private sources

  title={Changing patterns of pension inequality: the shift from state to private sources},
  author={J. Royce Ginn and Sara Arber},
  journal={Ageing \& Society},
Reform of welfare in Britain has sought to shift the balance of pension provision towards the private sector, with consequences for older people's sources of income. The paper uses data from the General Household Survey to examine changes in older people's income from the state and from private pensions from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s, focusing on gender and class inequalities. Although state pensions and other benefits remained the major source of income, especially for women, the relative… Expand
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