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Social Security

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  • Double Standardby James W. Russell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 26.99

    The second edition of Double Standard analyzes how and why social policy and welfare states evolved differently in Western Europe and the United States. Exploring common social problems?from poverty to family support to ethnic and racial conflict?the book shows the disparate consequences to these different approaches. The new edition includes... more...

  • Privatizing Social Securityby Martin Feldstein

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 37.50

    This volume represents the most important work to date on one of the pressing policy issues of the moment: the privatization of social security. Although social security is facing enormous fiscal pressure in the face of an aging population, there has been relatively little published on the fundamentals of essential reform through privatization. Privatizing... more...

  • Social Security Pension Reform in Europeby Martin Feldstein; Horst Siebert

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    Social Security in the United States and in Europe is at a critical juncture. Through the essays assembled in Social Security Pension Reform in Europe , Martin Feldstein and Horst Siebert, along with a number of distinguished contributors, discuss the challenges facing Social Security reform in the aging societies of Europe. A remarkable range of... more...

  • The Effective Security Officer's Training Manualby Ralph Brislin

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 64.95

    The Effective Security Officer's Training Manual, Third Edition teaches today?s security officers the most important aspects of performing the job of a security officer professionally and effectively. Training is the most important element in becoming a professional security officer, but it is also often overlooked or underutilized. This straightforward,... 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...

  • 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...