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- 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 But the government projects its future finances using long outdated methods.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$ 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
In contrast to a globalizing approach to 'transnational organized crime,' this edited volume studies socio-historical environments in which mafia-esque violence has found a fertile ground for growth and development within the political arena. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 26.99
The second edition of Double Standard analyzes how and why social policy and welfare states evolved differently in Western Europe and the United States. Exploring common social problems?from poverty to family support to ethnic and racial conflict?the book shows the disparate consequences to these different approaches. The new edition includes the latest... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
The growing scale of international migration has reshaped the debate on the social rights and social protection available to people outside their countries of origin. This book uses conceptual frameworks, policy analysis and empirical studies of migrants to explore international migrants' needs for and access to social protection across the world. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
A Critical Humanitarian Intervention Approach explores ways of reconceptualising security in terms of Ken Booth's Theory of World Security. This approach, focusing on human development more broadly can improve upon the theoretical and practical limitations of solidarist theories on the subject of humanitarian intervention. more...