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  • Health: What Is It Worth?by Selma J. Mushkin; David W. Dunlop

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Health: What Is It Worth?: Measures of Health Benefits is a collection of papers that tackles concerns in health care services and health benefit systems. The title first deals with the measure of health status, along with the policy that governs it and the results of contemporary biomedical research. The text also covers the approaches for the assessment... more...

  • The Political Economy of Global Securityby Heikki Patomäki

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    What are the possibilities for and conditions of global security in the 21 st century? This book provides an innovative study of future wars, crises and transformations of the global political economy. It brings together economic theory, political economy, peace and conflict research, philosophy and historical analogy to explore alternatives... more...

  • When I'm Sixty-Fourby Teresa Ghilarducci

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    A crisis is looming for baby boomers and anyone else who hopes to retire in the coming years. In When I'm Sixty-Four , Teresa Ghilarducci, the nation's leading authority on the economics of retirement, explains how to confront this crisis head-on, revealing the causes behind the increasingly precarious economics of old age in America and proposing... more...

  • How Policies Make Citizens: Senior Political Activism and the American Welfare Stateby Andrea Louise Campbell

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 31.95

    Some groups participate in politics more than others. Why? And does it matter for policy outcomes? In this richly detailed and fluidly written book, Andrea Campbell argues that democratic participation and public policy powerfully reinforce each other. Through a case study of senior citizens in the United States and their political activity around... more...

  • Security Studiesby Paul D. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    Security Studies is the most comprehensive textbook available on security studies. Comprehensively revised for the new edition including new chapters on Polarity, Culture, Intelligence, and the Academic and Policy Worlds, it continues to give students a detailed overview of the major theoretical approaches, key themes and most significant issues... more...

  • The Battle for Social Securityby Nancy J. Altman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95

    This book illuminates the politics and policy of the current struggle over Social Security in light of the program's compelling history and ingenious structure. After a brief introduction describing the dramatic response of the Social Security Administration to the 9/11 terrorist attack, the book recounts Social Securityâ??s lively history. Although... more...

  • Rethinking Unemployment and the Work Ethicby Andrew Dunn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book investigates unemployed people's attitudes to employment. It reviews literature, identifies gaps in research and then presents findings from several new empirical studies. more...

  • Young People and Social Policy in Europeby Lorenza Antonucci; Myra Hamilton; Steven Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This edited collection provides the first in-depth analysis of social policies and the risks faced by young people. The book explores the effects of both the economic crisis and austerity policies on the lives of young Europeans, examining both the precarity of youth transitions, and the function of welfare state policies. more...

  • OR, Defence and Securityby Roger Forder

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 115.00

    OR, Defence and Security brings together articles from the Journal of Operational Research Society . more...

  • The Politics of Pension Reformby Giuliano Bonoli

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 36.00

    A comparative study of European countries' efforts to reform pension systems in the context of ageing populations. more...