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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95
This second edition of Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia takes the excellent framework from Acharya's first edition and brings it up-to-date, looking at ASEAN's comprehensive and critical account of the evolution of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) norms and the viability of the ASEAN way of conflict management.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 59.95
This book contains the most comprehensive and critical account available of the evolution of The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) norms and the viability of the ASEAN way of conflict management. 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Offering a fresh and unique approach to surveying the historical transformations of the Chinese state, Human Security and the Chinese State focuses on human security in contrast with the twenty-first century obsession with national security. Building upon Hobbes' Leviathan, Robert Bedeski demonstrates how the sovereignty of the state reflects primary... 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 2010; US$ 95.00
In contrast to a globalizing approach to 'transnational organized crime,' this edited volume studies socio-historical environments in which mafia-esque violence has found a fertile ground for growth and development within the political arena. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00
Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment analyzes the changing economic and demographic environment in which social insurance programs that benefit elderly households will operate. It also explores how these ongoing trends will affect future beneficiaries, under both the current social security program and potential reform options. ... more...
- 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...