Gonyea & Hooyman on Social Security Survivors benefits

Gonyea & Hooyman on Social Security Survivors...

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Gonyea & Hooyman’s article, touching on issues of gender equity, the social security program & and proposals for reform Social Security Survivors & Disability Components
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Hooyman & Gonyea on Social Main Theme: How does Social Security – and especially social security’s expansions over the years, to increasingly cover survivors and long-term disabled workers – help to reduce poverty among low-income senior women? If social security benefits are conditional on a significant record of employment, what are the consequences for women? The majority of women, especially those in the generations now receiving or soon to depend upon social security benefits, lose a significant amount of time in the labor force due to the fact that they disproportionately
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Some Facts about poverty among seniors The poverty rate among seniors has dropped significantly from the 1950’s to the present. Seniors’ Poverty Rate in 1959: 36%
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course SOC 206 taught by Professor Lock during the Spring '12 term at Wisconsin.

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