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- AEI Press 2011; US$ 39.95
The U.S. disability insurance system is an important part of the federal social safety net; it provides financial protection to working-age Americans who have illnesses, injuries, or conditions that render them unable to work as they did before becoming disabled or that prevent them from adjusting to other work. An examination of the workings of... more...
- Urban Institute Press 2012; US$ 9.99
The aging of America's population makes it imperative that we reform Social Security, but so far we have failed. To instruct this seemingly endless quest, International Perspectives on Social Security Reform looks at public pension revision in six countries that, like the United States, are members of the OECD and have a long tradition of social security... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 160.00
This is an accessible new examination of what ?security? means today, contextualizing the term amongst other key ideas, such as the nation state, diplomacy, war and autonomy. By exploring the many differing conceptions of security, this study clearly explains how the idea of security in world affairs can be understood in relation to other ideas... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1967; US$ 67.50
In his forward to this book, Marquis Childs, author of the classic work Sweden: The Middle Way, comments: There has been a great deal of emotional writing about the effort of the labor government in Stockholm to regulate capitalism and provide a decent s more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
Security Studies is the most comprehensive textbook available on security studies. It gives students a detailed overview of the major theoretical approaches, key themes and most significant issues within security studies. Part 1 explores the main theoretical approaches currently used within the field from realism to international political... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 114.95
Recognizing the role of population policies in security issues, Katrina Riddell's study takes the examples of Pakistan and Iran to examine population growth as an international security issue and to understand Muslim states' interaction with global debates on sustainability. more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 14.99
Population aging will affect the performance of pension funds and financial markets in the former transition economies and require determined policy actions to complete financial market development and to promote financial literacy through education. more...
- Policy Press 2010; US$ 32.95
In this timely book, the author, with his life-long experience of international social security, advocates reinstating social insurance by reducing the volume of income redistribution, increasing the transparency of money flows and improving citizen information. more...
- World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 19.99
What to do about the extent of unregulated informal employment and the size of the shadow economy is a dilemma that has been gaining urgency, particularly in Europe's periphery. The forces that accompany globalization put a premium on mobility and skill-renewal. Rapid population ageing will require that people work longer and be far more productive.... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 39.99
The demographic transformation sweeping the emerging world has profound implications for U.S. development policy. The challenge is no longer helping countries overcome the obstacles to development posed by high birthrates and rapid population growth, but leveraging the opportunities created by falling birthrates and slowing population growth. ... more...