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These same truths are just as evident today; we are just as much in need of a robust reform effort with the strong support of the public. There is an unrealistic emphasis on institutional care for older persons in the white community. Omitting them from a supportive activation framework is surely disadvantaging their labour market re-entry and possibly committing them to pensioner poverty. Gender disparities in exposure to poverty show higher rates for women than men and do so across a life cycle perspective, with women's greater likelihood for slower, shorter and/or interrupted careers and on average lower earnings than men translating into pensioner poverty.

Pages: 304

Publisher: CENTURY; First Edition edition (1997)

ISBN: 0712677194

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