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  • West European Terrorism and Counter-Terrorismby Peter Chalk

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 155.00

    The book examines the dynamic of West European terrorism and counter-terrorism as it has evolved since the late 1960s. It assesses past, present and future terrorist trends and analyzes the internal security policies that have been initiated by the member states of the European Union (EU), both singularly and collectively, to combat terrorism in Western... more...

  • Carers and their rightsby Luke Clements; Dr Hywel Francis

    Cargo Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 7.29

    Carers and their Rights is Carers UK?s definitive guide to carers? rights to support from health and social services, as they care unpaid for ill, frail or disabled friends or family members. Written by solicitor and community care law expert Professor Luke Clements, this fifth edition includes updates based on a number of statutory and case law developments... more...

  • Comparing How Various Nations Administer Retirement Incomeby Mark Hyde; John Dixon

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 159.95

    This book makes an innovative contribution to the field of retirement income security in three distinctive ways. First, it seeks to develop a sophisticated philosophical rationale for the social dimension, in the context of retirement. Such a rationale is frequently implicit in much of the relevant literature, and where explicit, is often crudely developed.... more...

  • Minimum Income Protection in Fluxby Ive Marx; Kenneth Nelson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Drawing on data from across Europe and the US, this book comparatively analyzes the current state of minimum income protection policies and explores the prospects for their improvement. more...

  • China's Pension Systemby Mark C. Dorfman; Robert Holzmann; Philip O'Keefe

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 24.99

    Comprehensive reform of China’s pension and social security system is an essential element of achieving its objectives of a harmonious society and sustainable development. Over the past few years, the Government has considered various options and initiated several significant measures. In 2009 the authorities established a national framework for... more...

  • The Double Crisis of the Welfare State and What We Can Do About Itby Peter Taylor-Gooby

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 31.33

    This book analyses the immediate challenges from headlong cuts, root-and-branch restructuring and the longer-term pressures from population ageing. It demonstrates that a more humane and generous welfare state that will build social inclusiveness is possible and shows how it can be achieved. more...

  • Subjects of Securityby Robin Cameron

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This book argues that the war on terror is a paradigmatic foreign policy that has had profound effects on domestic social order. Cameron develops an original framework which inverts the traditional analysis of foreign policy in order to interpret its impact upon subject formation through everyday practises of security and social regulation. more...

  • Shaping South East Europe's Security Community for the Twenty-First Centuryby Sharyl Cross; Savo Kentera; Radovan Vukadinovic; R. Craig Nation

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    In this book, leading academics and policy practitioners develop approaches for managing critical contemporary and emerging security challenges for South East Europe. They attempt to conceptualize and realize security as a cooperative endeavour for collective good, in contrast to security narratives driven by power and national egotism. more...

  • Understanding and Preventing Corruptionby Adam Graycar; Tim Prenzler

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 38.00

    Graycar and Prenzler present a readily accessible guide to the issues of public and private sector corruption, outlining the nature and dimensions of corruption problems in a variety of settings across the world, and providing a set of practical strategies to prevent corruption that also facilitate economic growth and development. more...

  • Social Security Handbook 2011by Federal Government

    Bernan Press 2011; US$ 59.99

    The Social Security Handbook: Overview of Social Security Programs, 2011 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. more...