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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 200.00
This book brings together internationally-renowned scholars to evaluate the effect of recent social security reforms in advanced countries (pension programmes in particular) and to suggest policy reforms for the future. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
This book presents a comprehensive survey of Japanese-Russian relations from the end of the Russo-Japanese War until the present. Based on extensive original research in Japanese and Russian sources, it shows how the hopeful period of the late 1990s ? when acrimonious relations between the two briefly ceased ? was not in fact unique. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95
Critical Cultural Policy Studies: A Reader brings together classic statements and contemporary views that illustrate how everyday culture is as much a product of policy and economic determinants as it is of creative and consumer impulses. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Based on 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. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 179.00
An International Expert Workshop on the Right to Social Security was held in April 2005 at the German Institute for Human Rights, whose purpose was to highlight specific issues of the right to social security. This volume provides an insight into the challenges on social security as a human right. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00
Social security reform in the United States continues to be a pressing and contentious issue, with advocates touting some form of a centralized or a privatized system of personal accounts. In general, centralized systems offer low administrative costs, but are potentially subject to political mismanagement and appropriation. Privatized account systems,... more...
- 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...