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- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 69.99
Social Security Policy in Hong Kong: From British Colony to Special Administrative Region of China, by Chak Kwan Chan, is the first book which systematically examines Hong Kong's social security policies across a period of 170 years. In particular, Chan analyses how Hong Kong, the world's freest economy, has maintained its small government by manipulating... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
The book applies a model of municipal policing to compare a number of police systems in the European Union suggesting that in the future local communities will have some form of police enforcement mechanism that will not always include the sworn police officer. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 200.00
Increasingly ageing populations and a slowing rate of growth in the macroeconomy are forcing advanced countries to reconsider their social security programmes. The need for detailed examination of the possible reforms and initiatives has never been greater. This book brings together internationally-renowned scholars to evaluate the effect of recent... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 35.00
European pension systems are increasingly under pressure. In this book Giuliano Bonoli examines policymakers' efforts to cope in the context of public support for existing pension schemes and the implications of an ageing population. The book compares and assesses the process of pension policy-making in the UK, France and Switzerland. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 148.00
While the question to why work beyond sixty has now become obvious, the how and for whom questions are the real topic of this new study by one of the best European specialists in the area. Work after sixty - if it is to be feasible and widespread - has to be on a part-time basis to meet the wishes and needs of workers and companies. This book provides... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 19.99
Relentless and ominous, the drumbeat echoes across the land: Social Security is on the verge of bankruptcy. These repeated warnings have become a dismal article of faith for the millions of Americans who pay Social Security taxes and expect to collect benefits someday. But they are flatly untrue. Social Security today is on a stronger financial... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95
Social Security is no bargain, but few Americans are aware of the staggering waste and inequities built into the system. This easy-to-read, opinionated and thoroughly documented book expands the debate to the areas of disability abuse, fraud, and inequita more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
This book provides a comprehensive survey of Japanese-Russian relations from the end of the Russo-Japanese War until the present. Based on extensive original research in both Japanese and Russian sources, it traces the development of relations from the tumultuous pre-war period, through the Second World War, Cold War and post-Cold War periods. Considering... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 142.95
Critical Cultural Policy Studies: A Reader brings together classic statements and contemporary views that illustrate how everyday culture is as much a product of policy and economic determinants as it is of creative and consumer impulses. more...