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Social Security

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  • Double Standardby James W. Russell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 28.99

    Double Standard introduces students to social policy in the U.S. and Europe. The third edition has been revised and updated throughout to reflect current social policies in light of the recent recession, the Affordable Care Act and how it compares to European health care, paid vacation on both sides of the Atlantic, and more. more...

  • World Social Protection Report 2014/15by International Institute of Labour Studies

    International Labour Office 2014; US$ 50.00

    This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of the organization of social protection systems, their coverage and benefits, as well as public expenditures on social protection. It includes valuable and comprehensive statistical annexes with the latest social protection data. more...

  • The East Asian Welfare Modelby Roger Goodman; Huck-Ju Kwon; Gordon White

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 72.95

    For many politicians and observers in the West, East Asia has provided a broad range of positive images of the state's intervention in society. Neoliberals grew excited by popular welfare systems that cost little in expenditure and bureaucracy. Social-democrats thought they had found a model for social cohesion and equality. In fact the reality in... more...

  • Introduction to Social Securityby John Ditch

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    Social Security forms a major area of government policy and social expenditure. Government activity in this area impacts directly on all citizens, and consequently social security policy is the focus for much debate. People are affected by social security whether by funding it through taxation, or using it when claiming unemployment or other benefits.... more...

  • Segregated Origins of Social Securityby Mary Poole

    The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 28.00

    The relationship between welfare and racial inequality has long been understood as a fight between liberal and conservative forces. In The Segregated Origins of Social Security , Mary Poole challenges that basic assumption. Meticulously reconstructing the behind-the-scenes politicking that gave birth to the 1935 Social Security Act, Poole demonstrates... more...

  • Reassembling Social Securityby Carmelo Mesa-Lago

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 54.99

    The reform of social security pensions and healthcare is a key issue for the modern world, and in many ways Latin America has acted as a social laboratory for the reform of these systems. This is the first book to comprehensively study these influential reforms in Latin America's pension and health care systems. - ;The reform of social security... more...

  • Examining Intelligence-Led Policingby Adrian James

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    This book provides a critical analysis of the employment of intelligence-led policing (ILP) strategies. It aims to convey a better understanding of some of the realities of the police investigative and criminal intelligence worlds, and to examine what the story of intelligence-led policing tells us about policing and the police organization. more...

  • Who Speaks for the Poorby Richard A. Jr Hays

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book addresses the central question of how the interests of the poor gain representation in the political process by examining the interest group system. more...

  • Human Security and the Chinese Stateby Robert Bedeski

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • The People's Pensionby Eric Laursen

    AK Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Essential ammunition against the theft of our golden years by pundits, "free" marketeers, and bureaucrats. more...