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- Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 39.00
As social security comes of age in an uncertain climate, Americans find news reports and 'official' projections disturbing in ways they do not fully understand - but dare not ignore. The challenges that beset social security, however, are not just more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 65.00
A unique and authoritative guide to the US safety-net health care system, Health Care at the Margins addresses how various populations and their difficult health and socio-economic issues are dealt with and impacted by the system. Drs. Gunnar Almgren and Taryn Lindhorst, experts in the fields of social work and public health, provide critical, much-needed... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 35.00
This book illuminates the politics and policy of the current struggle over Social Security in light of the program's compelling history and ingenious structure. After a brief introduction describing the dramatic response of the Social Security Administration to the 9/11 terrorist attack, the book recounts Social Security???s lively history. Although... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 80.00
Praise for Pension Revolution "When Keith Ambachtsheer puts his keen mind to work on a problem, watch out! Here he exposes today's fragile arrangements for the most serious social dilemma of our times--financing retirement. Then he provides a compelling and powerful set of solutions. His writings are essential reading for all who care about the future... more...
- ILO Publications 2004; US$ 5.00
This paper focuses on the extension of social security coverage to workers in the informal economy. In particular, the paper presents the results of surveys assessing social security needs of workers in the informal economy in both urban and rural areas. The outcome of these surveys provides primary information for the development of effective policy... more...
- Pearson Education 2009; US$ 14.99
Real Solutions for Saving Your Retirement? No Matter Where You Stand Right Now! Step-by-step plans you can use if you?re planning to retire in? 5 years 10 years 15 years over 20 years or tomorrow! ?The market meltdown has all of us worrying about whether we will ever be able to retire. Worrying doesn?t help you. Planning... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This new book provides a cross-country comparative analysis of the key issues shaping the latest pension reforms in Europe: political games, welfare models and pathways, population reactions, and observed and expected outcomes. Pension reform has been a top policy priority for European governments in the last decade. Ageing populations, changing... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 122.00
Blahous contends that Social Security is ill-equipped to withstand the effects of an aging population and will impose excessive tax burdens upon future Americans unless its course is changed. Far from a doomsday tract, however, the book provides instances of proposals that would satisfactorily avert this course, if only the political will is mustered... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 54.99
Der Fehlzeiten-Report des Wissenschaftlichen Instituts der AOK (WIdO) und der Universität Bielefeld liefert jährlich umfassende Daten und Analysen über die Krankenstandsentwicklung in der deutschen Wirtschaft inklusive aktueller Befunde, Bewertungen, Gründe und Muster von Fehlzeiten. Schwerpunkt 2007 ist die Bedeutung von Geschlechteraspekten. Vieles... more...