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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  brings the excellent framework from Acharya's first edition 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 160.00

    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...

  • Human Security and the Chinese Stateby Robert Bedeski

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Offering a fresh and unique approach to surveying the historical transformations of the Chinese state, this book focuses on human security in contrast with the twenty-first century obsession with national security. more...

  • Sustained Emergency Relief - Regionally Developed Capacitiesby K. Birbo; L. Dukosi

    IOS Press 2013; US$ 150.00

    In common with many other regions, the Western Balkans have been faced with numerous emergency situations in recent years including major fires, massive flooding and heavy snow. These emergencies were frequently beyond the response capacity of the individual countries affected and revealed an obvious need for a joint response to civil emergencies and... more...

  • Pension Wiseby Charles Blahous

    Hoover Institution Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    Charles Blahous, one of the nation's foremost retirement security experts, explains the origins and dangers of current underfunding in our single-employer defined-benefit pension system and outlines the options for solving the problem and preventing the next taxpayer-financed bailout. He provides a tutorial on the basic workings of pension law, reviews... more...

  • The Politics of Pension Reformby Giuliano Bonoli

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 35.00

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

  • Organized Crime and Statesby Jean-Louis Briquet; Gilles Favarel-Garrigues

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    In contrast to a globalizing approach to 'transnational organized crime,' this edited volume studies socio-historical environments in which mafia-esque violence has found a fertile ground for growth and development within the political arena. more...