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Social Security

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  • Grounding Securityby Carol Weisbrod

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 140.00

    In examining mechanisms currently conceived as affording security, Weisbrod considers both emotional and financial components – such as the role of the family and insurance. The book also explores the use of state power in its provision of security for in more...

  • Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asiaby Amitav Acharya

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95

    This second edition of Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia  brings the excellent framework from Acharya's first edition up-to-date, looking at ASEAN's comprehensive and critical account of the evolution of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) norms and the viability of the ASEAN way of conflict management. more...

  • Social Insurance and Social Justiceby Dr. Leah Rogne; Dr. Carroll Estes; Dr. Brian Grossman

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 79.00

    "[W]e must tell the story of how social insurance programs have assured basic economic and health security for millions of Americans .This book is a must-read for anyone who cares about these goals.". -From the Foreword by Barbara Kennelly. President and CEO,. National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare. This politically charged,... more...

  • Social Policy and Poverty in East Asiaby James Midgley; Kwong Leung Tang

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    This book looks at the role of social policy, particularly social security, in addressing the ongoing challenge of poverty in East Asia despite the region?s spectacular experience of economic growth in decent decades. more...

  • Social Security Policy in a Changing Environmentby Jeffrey R. Brown; Jeffrey B. Liebman; David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment analyzes the changing economic and demographic environment in which social insurance programs that benefit elderly households will operate.  It also explores how these ongoing trends will affect future beneficiaries, under both the current social security program and potential reform options. ... more...

  • Private Pension Systems and Policy Issuesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 131.00

    Pension systems are changing the world over. Both OECD and non-OECD countries are coming to face the consequences of demographic changes, and some have already embarked on innovative processes of pension reform. In this new environment, employer and personal pension arrangements are expected to gain much prominence. This new OECD series is devoted... more...

  • Social Securityby Jagadeesh Gokhale

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 44.00

    Many of us suspect that Social Security faces eventual bankruptcy. But the government projects its future finances using long outdated methods. Employing a more up-to-date approach, Jagadeesh Gokhale here argues that the program faces insolvency far sooner than previously thought. To assess Social Security’s fate more accurately under current... more...

  • Building Decent Societiesby Peter Townsend

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 130.00

    This book builds the case for a comprehensive social security system to be developed in all countries ? to eliminate desperate conditions of poverty, reverse growing inequality and sustain economic growth. It gives the history of the rich countries in meeting poverty and shows how the strategies in the poor countries can be greatly improved. more...

  • Post-Communist Welfare Pathwaysby Alfio Cerami; Pieter Vanhuysse

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This book adopts novel theoretical approaches to study the diverse welfare pathways that have evolved across Central and Eastern Europe since the end of communism. It highlights the role of explanatory factors such as micro-causal mechanisms, power politics, path departure, and elite strategies. more...

  • Social Security Handbook 2010by Federal Government

    Bernan Press 2010; US$ 59.99

    The Social Security Handbook: Overview of Social Security Programs, 2010 provides information about Social Security programs and services, and identifies rights and obligations under the Social Security laws. The Handbook also contains information about related programs administered by agencies other than the Social Security Administration. The completely... more...