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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95
This valuable introductory text explains reviews and critically evaluates the complex relationship between conflict and development. It draws on contemporary theoretical debates and examines current policies and events, using case studies from Africa, the Balkans, Asia and the Middle East. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...