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  • 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...

  • Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asiaby Amitav Acharya

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    In this third edition of Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia , Amitav Acharya offers a 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. Building on the framework from the first edition, which inspired the establishment... 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...

  • Double Standardby James W. Russell

    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... more...