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Social Security

  • Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asiaby Amitav Acharya

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95

    This second edition of Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia  takes the excellent framework from Acharya's first edition and brings it up-to-date, looking at ASEAN's 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.... more...

  • Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia: ASEAN and the Problem of Regional Order, 3rd Editionby 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...

  • The Mentally Subnormalby Margaret Adams; Howard Lovejoy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The Mentally Subnormal: Social Work Approaches, Second Edition provides a discussion of the various issues faced by mentally challenged individuals. The book is comprised of eight chapters that talk about the role of social workers in mitigating the problem. The text first details the development of ideas and legislation relating to the mentally subnormal,... more...

  • The Battle for Social Securityby Nancy J. Altman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 36.95

    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 Security???s lively history. Although... 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...

  • An Outline of Sociology as Applied to Medicineby David L. Armstrong

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    An Outline of Sociology as Applied to Medicine, Third Edition provides an understanding of the origins, nature, and context of illness in society. This book discusses the relationship between health care and the society in which it occurs. Organized into 15 chapters, this edition begins with an overview of some deficiencies of the biomedical model... more...

  • Evaluation of Quality of Care in Psychiatryby A. G. Awad; H. B. Durost; W. O. McCormick

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Evaluation of Quality of Care in Psychiatry covers the proceedings of the symposium on Quality of Care in Psychiatry. The book discusses topics relevant to the evaluation of the quality of psychiatric care. Comprised of nine chapters, the book first tackles quality assurance in health care, and then provides a follow up discussion on this topic in... more...

  • Disturbed Behavior in the Elderlyby A.G. Awad; Henry Durost; H.M. Rosemary Meier

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Disturbed Behavior in the Elderly provides information pertinent to the needs of those giving care as well as of the elderly themselves. This book presents relevant topics of contemporary psychiatric importance. Organized into four parts encompassing 11 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the clinical, administrative, and interpersonal... more...

  • Reforming Social Securityby CHARLES BLAHOUS

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 122.00

    Blahous contends that Social Security is ill-equipped to withstand the effects of an aging population and will impose excessive tax burdens upon future Americans unless its course is changed. Far from a doomsday tract, however, the book provides instances of proposals that would satisfactorily avert this course, if only the political will is mustered... more...

  • The Empire of Security and the Safety of the Peopleby William Bain

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This is an accessible new examination of what ?security? means today, contextualizing the term amongst other key ideas, such as the nation state, diplomacy, war and autonomy. By exploring the many differing conceptions of security, this study clearly explains how the idea of security in world affairs can be understood in relation to other ideas... more...