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- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 100.00
In nearly every industrialized country, large aging populations and increased life expectancy have placed enormous pressure on social security programs—and, until recently, the pressure has been compounded by a trend toward retirement at an earlier age. With a larger fraction of the population receiving benefits, in coming decades social security... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 148.00
The book examines the dynamic of West European terrorism and counter-terrorism as it has evolved since the late 1960s. It assesses past, present and future terrorist trends and analyzes the internal security policies that have been initiated by the member states of the European Union (EU), both singularly and collectively, to combat terrorism in Western... more...
- Cargo Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 7.29
Carers and their Rights is Carers UK?s definitive guide to carers? rights to support from health and social services, as they care unpaid for ill, frail or disabled friends or family members. Written by solicitor and community care law expert Professor Luke Clements, this fifth edition includes updates based on a number of statutory and case law developments... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 159.95
This book makes an innovative contribution to the field of retirement income security in three distinctive ways. First, it seeks to develop a sophisticated philosophical rationale for the social dimension, in the context of retirement. Such a rationale is frequently implicit in much of the relevant literature, and where explicit, is often crudely developed.... more...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 24.99
Comprehensive reform of Chinas pension and social security system is an essential element of achieving its objectives of a harmonious society and sustainable development. Over the past few years, the Government has considered various options and initiated several significant measures. In 2009 the authorities established a national framework for... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 30.00
This book analyses the immediate challenges from headlong cuts, root-and-branch restructuring and the longer-term pressures from population ageing. It demonstrates that a more humane and generous welfare state that will build social inclusiveness is possible and shows how it can be achieved. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
This book argues that the war on terror is a paradigmatic foreign policy that has had profound effects on domestic social order. Cameron develops an original framework which inverts the traditional analysis of foreign policy in order to interpret its impact upon subject formation through everyday practises of security and social regulation. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 46.00
Maria A Ressa has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal ( High-Profile Journalist Reshapes Her Role in Terrorism Fight )The two most wanted terrorists in Southeast Asia — a Malaysian and a Singaporean — are on the run in the Philippines, but they manage to keep their friends and family updated on Facebook. Filipinos connect with... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
In this book, leading academics and policy practitioners develop approaches for managing critical contemporary and emerging security challenges for South East Europe. They attempt to conceptualize and realize security as a cooperative endeavour for collective good, in contrast to security narratives driven by power and national egotism. more...