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- 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...
- International Labour Office 2014; US$ 50.00
This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of the organization of social protection systems, their coverage and benefits, as well as public expenditures on social protection. It includes valuable and comprehensive statistical annexes with the latest social protection data. more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 64.95
The Effective Security Officer's Training Manual, Third Edition teaches today?s security officers the most important aspects of performing the job of a security officer professionally and effectively. Training is the most important element in becoming a professional security officer, but it is also often overlooked or underutilized. This straightforward,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
The sharing of nuclear weapons technology between states is unexpected, because nuclear weapons are such a powerful instrument in international politics, but sharing is not rare. This book proposes a theory to explain nuclear sharing and surveys its rich history from its beginnings in the Second World War. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 46.00
Maria A Ressa has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal ( High-Profile Journalist Reshapes Her Role in Terrorism Fight )The two most wanted terrorists in Southeast Asia — a Malaysian and a Singaporean — are on the run in the Philippines, but they manage to keep their friends and family updated on Facebook. Filipinos connect with... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 28.99
Double Standard introduces students to social policy in the U.S. and Europe. The third edition has been revised and updated throughout to reflect current social policies in light of the recent recession, the Affordable Care Act and how it compares to European health care, paid vacation on both sides of the Atlantic, and 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00
Social security reform in the United States continues to be a pressing and contentious issue, with advocates touting some form of a centralized or a privatized system of personal accounts. In general, centralized systems offer low administrative costs, but are potentially subject to political mismanagement and appropriation. Privatized account systems,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 37.50
This volume represents the most important work to date on one of the pressing policy issues of the moment: the privatization of social security. Although social security is facing enormous fiscal pressure in the face of an aging population, there has been relatively little published on the fundamentals of essential reform through privatization. Privatizing... more...