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  • The New Regulatory Stateby Professor Lutz Leisering

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    Explores the role of governments in creating and regulating private pensions in the UK and Germany since the 1980s. Private pensions have given rise to a new regulatory state in this area. The contributing authors compare pension regulation and utility regulation, while others analyse the regulatory role of the EU. more...

  • Transformations of the Swedish Welfare Stateby Bengt Larsson; Martin Letell; Håkan Thörn

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Sociology of Terrorismby Stephen Vertigans

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Drawing on a number of examples, including religious, nationalist, and racialist, from territories across the world, this book creates an innovative framework within which to allow a holist account of terrorism to emerge. It is the first textbook on the subject based on sociological research.  more...

  • Social Security Programs and Retirement around the Worldby David A. Wise

    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...

  • 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...