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  • In from the Shadowby Truman G. Packard; Johannes Koettl; Claudio Montenegro

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 19.99

    What to do about the extent of unregulated informal employment and the size of the shadow economy is a dilemma that has been gaining urgency, particularly in Europe's periphery. The forces that accompany globalization put a premium on mobility and skill-renewal. Rapid population ageing will require that people work longer and be far more productive.... more...

  • Frankreichs 'neue' militärische Interventionspolitik in Subsahara-Afrika (2002-2009)by Tobias Koepf

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 63.78

    Frankreichs 'neue' militaÃ?Ë?rische Interventionspolitik in Subsahara-Afrika (2002-2009) : eine konstruktivistische Analyse more...

  • Pension Wiseby Charles Blahous

    Hoover Institution Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    Charles Blahous, one of the nation's foremost retirement security experts, explains the origins and dangers of current underfunding in our single-employer defined-benefit pension system and outlines the options for solving the problem and preventing the next taxpayer-financed bailout. He provides a tutorial on the basic workings of pension law, reviews... more...

  • Seeking Middle Ground on Social Security Reformby David Koitz

    Hoover Institution Press 2001; US$ 7.99

    This book looks at both the Republican and the Democratic Party plans for Social Security, showing how each confronts significant ideological and political hurdles. David Koitz cuts through the partisan rhetoric that has made social Security one of the most debated programs on the U.S. political scene and looks at both the Republican and the Democratic... more...

  • U.S. Development Policy in an Aging Worldby Richard Jackson; Reimar Macaranas; Tobias Peter

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 39.99

    The demographic transformation sweeping the emerging world has profound implications for U.S. development policy. The challenge is no longer helping countries overcome the obstacles to development posed by high birthrates and rapid population growth, but leveraging the opportunities created by falling birthrates and slowing population growth. ... more...

  • Dispatches from the Frontlinesby Howard J. Wiarda

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 36.99

    Dispatches from the Frontlines analyzes some of the world?s most contentious hotspots. It focuses on such compelling global issues as Third World development, the role of the state, corporatism, and foreign aid. This is a thought-provoking book for anyone interested in foreign policy, comparative politics, and international affairs. more...

  • The UN Secretariat's Influence on the Evolution of Peacekeepingby Silke Weinlich

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Using a unique analytical framework, the UN Secretariat's Influence on the Evolution of Peacekeeping reveals deep insights in the UN's peacekeeping decision-making and shows that even international bureaucracies with limited autonomy can shape international politics. more...

  • Human Securityby Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh; Anuradha Chenoy

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    This book, now available in paperback, traces the key evolutions in the development of the concept of human security, the various definitions and critiques, how it relates to other concepts, and what it implies for polities, politics, and policy. Human security is an important subject for the whole world, in particular Asia, as it deals with interactions... more...

  • Political Economy of Global Securityby Heikki Patomäki

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    What are the possibilities for and conditions of global security in the 21 st century? This book provides an innovative study of future wars, crises and transformations of the global political economy. It brings together economic theory, political economy, peace and conflict research, philosophy and historical analogy to explore alternatives... more...

  • Closing the Coverage Gapby Robert Holzmann

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 24.99

    Closing the Coverage Gap discusses how social pensions and other retirement income transfers can be used to close the coverage gap of mandatory pension systems. The book is organized in three parts. The first part makes the case for these programs by assessing the extent of the coverage gap around the world and evaluating the vulnerability to poverty... more...