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  • The Declining Work and Welfare of People with Disabilitiesby Richard V. Burkhauser; Mary Daly

    AEI Press 2011; US$ 38.99

    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...

  • Sustained Emergency Relief - Regionally Developed Capacitiesby K. Birbo; L. Dukosi

    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...

  • Lessons from Abroad for the U.S. Entitlement Debateby Richard Jackson

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 39.99

    "Lessons from Abroad for the U.S. Entitlement Debate" places America?s aging challenge in international perspective, examines the most promising reform initiatives in nine other developed countries, and draws practical lessons for U.S. policymakers. more...

  • China-Euby Stanley Crossick; Etienne Reuter

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 135.00

    Negotiations for a new EU-China Partnership & Cooperation Agreement have just got underway and are likely to take two to three years. This is the first book to explore the wide range of issues affecting the China-EU relationship, including the US factor, environmental issues, WTO, governance, trade matters, civil society, democracy, the RMB, energy... more...

  • The Empire of Security and the Safety of the Peopleby William Bain

    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...

  • Security Studiesby Paul D. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    Organized around the key themes apparent in contemporary debates taking place within the field of Security Studies, this is the most comprehensive textbook available on the topic. more...

  • Social Programs of Swedenby Albert H. Rosenthal

    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...

  • Islam and the Securitisation of Population Policiesby Katrina Riddell

    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...

  • Aging Population, Pension Funds, and Financial Marketsby Robert Holzmann

    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...

  • Reinventing Social Security Worldwideby Vladimir Rys

    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...