Women & The Canadian Old-Age Pension System Descriptive Essay by Top Papers

Women & The Canadian Old-Age Pension System
A look at how the Canadian old-age pension system affected women.
# 132986 | 1,500 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Canadian Studies (History, Culture) , Aging (General)

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This paper recounts the chronological history of the Canadian Pension System and the social and political trends affecting its evolution. It then contextualizes these developments in light of any discernible correlations between this evolution and the rise in women's employment levels.

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"Historian James Struthers is of the opinion that "gender played an important role in limiting and constraining the entitlement of women in their old age." ("Limits" 63) Nonetheless the scope of Canadian women's enfranchisement in the successive public pensions schemes instituted between 1928 and 1985 did gradually widen and more and more women did receive pensions. The working premise of this paper is that this progress was foremost the fruits of their own labors, literally as well as figuratively. Women in effect earned the right to a pension by earning a living in..."

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