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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Using an analytical framework based on Foucault's concept of governmentality and through unique case-studies, this volume explores the ongoing transformations taking place in the Swedish welfare state. more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
This is the first terrorism textbook based on sociological research. It adopts an innovative framework that draws together historical and modern, local and global, and social processes for a range of individuals, groups and societies. Individual behaviour and dispositions are embedded within these broader relationships and activities, allowing a more... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 100.00
In nearly every industrialized country, large aging populations and increased life expectancy have placed enormous pressure on social security programs—and, until recently, the pressure has been compounded by a trend toward retirement at an earlier age. With a larger fraction of the population receiving benefits, in coming decades social security... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 24.99
Comprehensive reform of Chinas 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...
- 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...