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  • Social Security Policy in Hong Kongby Chak Kwan Chan

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 89.99

    Social Security Policy in Hong Kong: From British Colony to Special Administrative Region of China, by Chak Kwan Chan, is the first book which systematically examines Hong Kong's social security policies across a period of 170 years. In particular, Chan analyses how Hong Kong, the world's freest economy, has maintained its small government by manipulating... more...

  • Social Security Programs and Retirement around the Worldby Jonathan Gruber; David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World represents the second stage of an ongoing research project studying the relationship between social security and labor. In the first volume, Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise revealed enormous disincentives to continued work at older ages in developed countries. Provisions of many social security... more...

  • Young People and Social Policy in Europeby Lorenza Antonucci; Myra Hamilton; Steven Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This edited collection provides the first in-depth analysis of social policies and the risks faced by young people. The book explores the effects of both the economic crisis and austerity policies on the lives of young Europeans, examining both the precarity of youth transitions, and the function of welfare state policies. more...

  • Die Sprache der (Un-)Sicherheitby Matthias Schulze

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 20.64

    (Un)-Sicherheit ist immer eine Frage der Interpretation. Durch politische Sprache werden Bedrohung und Unsicherheit gezielt konstruiert, so dass sich Gesetze legitimieren lassen, die andernfalls kaum mehrheitsfähig wären. Am Beispiel der politischen Debatten um die Einführung der Vorratsdatenspeicherung und der Online-Durchsuchung (BKA-Gesetz) untersucht... more...

  • Social Security For Dummiesby Jonathan Peterson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 15.99

    The easy way to get a handle on Social Security Are you or a loved one looking to understand how Social Security benefits work? Social Security For Dummies helps you better understand and navigate the U.S. Social Security Administration, covering important topics such as how benefits are funded and distributed, the various Social Security... more...

  • The Politics of Pension Reformby Giuliano Bonoli

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 35.00

    Comparative study of European countries' efforts to reform pension systems in the context of ageing populations. more...

  • Working Beyond 60by Dr Geneviève Reday-Mulvey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 155.00

    While the question to why work beyond sixty has now become obvious, the how and for whom questions are the real topic of this new study by one of the best European specialists in the area. Work after sixty - if it is to be feasible and widespread - has to be on a part-time basis to meet the wishes and needs of workers and companies. This book provides... more...

  • How Social Security Picks Your Pocketby Joseph Fried

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95

    Social Security is no bargain, but few Americans are aware of the staggering waste and inequities built into the system. This easy-to-read, opinionated and thoroughly documented book expands the debate to the areas of disability abuse, fraud, and inequita more...

  • Japanese-Russian Relations, 1907?2007by Joseph Ferguson

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of Japanese-Russian relations from the end of the Russo-Japanese War until the present. Based on extensive original research in both Japanese and Russian sources, it traces the development of relations from the tumultuous pre-war period, through the Second World War, Cold War and post-Cold War periods. Considering... more...

  • Japan's Security Policy and the ASEAN Regional Forumby Takeshi Yuzawa

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Based on primary resources, including documents and extensive interviews with Japanese policy makers, this book provides a comprehensive and detailed empirical analysis of Japan?s involvement in Asia-Pacific security multilateralism after the end of the Cold War with special reference to the ARF. Giving an in-depth account of new developments in Japan?s... more...