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  • Disinheritedby Diana Furchtgott-Roth; Jared Meyer

    Encounter Books 2015; US$ 23.99

    Tens of millions of Americans are between the ages of 18 and 30. These Americans, known as millennials, are, or soon will be, entering the workforce. For them, achieving success will be more difficult than it was for young people in the past. This is not because they are less intelligent, they have worked less hard, or they are any less deserving... more...

  • The Empire of Security and the Safety of the Peopleby William Bain

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This is an accessible new examination of what ?security? means today, contextualizing the term amongst other key ideas, such as the nation state, diplomacy, war and autonomy. By exploring the many differing conceptions of security, this study clearly explains how the idea of security in world affairs can be understood in relation to other ideas... more...

  • Polydrug Abuseby Donald R. Wesson; Albert S. Carlin; Kenneth M. Adams

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Polydrug Abuse: The Results of a National Collaborative Study reports on the findings of a national study of polydrug users, initiated and organized by the Special Action Office of Drug Abuse Prevention. This book provides a comprehensive demographic, sociological, psychological, and medical study of polydrug cases. The chapters in the text cover... more...

  • Institutional Neurosisby Russell Barton

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Institutional Neurosis is a four-chapter text that systematically presents the dreadful mental changes that may result from institutional life and the steps that can be taken to cure them. The term ?institutional neurosis” promotes the syndrome to the category of a disease, rather than a process, thereby encouraging the public to understand, approach,... more...

  • Income-Tested Transfer Programsby Irwin Garfinkel

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Income Tested Transfer Programs: The Case for and Against covers the proceedings of the 1979 conference of leading scientists, sponsored by the Institute for Research on Poverty. The contributors consider the contribution of social science knowledge and analysis in settling the arguments in the debate about the merits of income testing in transfer... more...

  • Security Studiesby Christopher W. Hughes; Yew Meng Lai

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    This reader brings together key contributions from many of the leading scholars in the field, offering students an informed overview of the most significant work in security studies. The editors chart the development of the key theoretical and empirical debates in security studies in the Cold War and post-Cold War periods, introducing the ideas... more...

  • Social Programs of Swedenby Albert H. Rosenthal

    University of Minnesota Press 1967; US$ 67.50

    In his forward to this book, Marquis Childs, author of the classic work Sweden: The Middle Way, comments: “There has been a great deal of emotional writing about the effort of the labor government in Stockholm to regulate capitalism and provide a decent s more...

  • Aging Population, Pension Funds, and Financial Marketsby Robert Holzmann

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 14.99

    Population aging will affect the performance of pension funds and financial markets in the former transition economies and require determined policy actions to complete financial market development and to promote financial literacy through education. more...

  • Reinventing Social Security Worldwideby Vladimir Rys

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 32.95

    In this timely book, the author, with his life-long experience of international social security, advocates reinstating social insurance by reducing the volume of income redistribution, increasing the transparency of money flows and improving citizen information. more...

  • 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...