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- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 100.00
In nearly every industrialized country, large aging populations and increased life expectancy have placed enormous pressure on social security programs—and, until recently, the pressure has been compounded by a trend toward retirement at an earlier age. With a larger fraction of the population receiving benefits, in coming decades social security... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
The sharing of nuclear weapons technology between states is unexpected, because nuclear weapons are such a powerful instrument in international politics, but sharing is not rare. This book proposes a theory to explain nuclear sharing and surveys its rich history from its beginnings in the Second World War. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Offering a fresh and unique approach to surveying the historical transformations of the Chinese state, this book focuses on human security in contrast with the twenty-first century obsession with national security. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 144.95
Prisoners of Want examines the experience of the unemployed and their protests in France in the turbulent interwar years. It considers the peculiarities of the French experience of mass unemployment and explores the relationship between these movements and the authorities, both government policy-makers and those concerned with public order. The book... more...