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  • Critical Cultural Policy Studiesby Justin Lewis; Toby Miller

    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...

  • Social Security as a Human Rightby Eibe Riedel

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • Conflict and Developmentby Roger MacGinty; Andrew Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    Over the past decade, a new awareness of the relationship between conflicts and development has grown. Developmental factors can act as a trigger for violence, as well as for ending violence and for triggering post-conflict reconstruction. This book explores the complexity of the links between violent conflict (usually civil wars) and development,... more...

  • 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  takes the excellent framework from Acharya's first edition and brings it 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$ 54.95

    This book looks at the role of social policy and 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. The East Asian miracle resulted over the last four decades in a transformation of the region?s traditional agrarian economies and... 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...

  • 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...