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Social Security

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  • Japan's Security Policy and the ASEAN Regional Forumby Takeshi Yuzawa

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Based on primary resources, including documents and extensive interviews with Japanese policy makers, this book provides a comprehensive and detailed empirical analysis of Japan?s involvement in Asia-Pacific security multilateralism after the end of the Cold War with special reference to the ARF. Giving an in-depth account of new developments in Japan?s... more...

  • Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia: ASEAN and the Problem of Regional Order, 3rd Editionby Amitav Acharya

    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...

  • Social Policy and Poverty in East Asiaby James Midgley; Kwong Leung Tang

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book looks at the role of social policy and particularly social security in addressing the ongoing challenge of poverty in East Asia despite the region?s spectacular experience of economic growth in decent decades. The East Asian miracle resulted over the last four decades in a transformation of the region?s traditional agrarian economies and... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...