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  • 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...

  • Islam and the Securitisation of Population Policiesby Katrina Riddell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    Recognizing the role of population policies in security issues, Katrina Riddell's study takes the examples of Pakistan and Iran to examine population growth as an international security issue and to understand Muslim states' interaction with global debates on sustainability. 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...

  • 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...