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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...
- IOS Press 2013; US$ 150.00
In common with many other regions, the Western Balkans have been faced with numerous emergency situations in recent years including major fires, massive flooding and heavy snow. These emergencies were frequently beyond the response capacity of the individual countries affected and revealed an obvious need for a joint response to civil emergencies and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 160.00
Security is an essentially contested concept. This volume interprets the meaning of security as it is intelligible in relation to, and in the context of, other ideas that are central to contemporary international life such as: sovereignty; diplomacy; war; great powers and self-determination. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
In this third edition of Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia , Amitav Acharya offers a 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. Building on the framework from the first edition, which inspired the establishment... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95
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...