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Social Security

  • Double Standardby James W. Russell

    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...

  • World Social Protection Report 2014/15by International Institute of Labour Studies

    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...

  • Open Source Intelligence in the Twenty-First Centuryby Christopher Hobbs; Matthew Moran; Daniel Salisbury

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This edited book provides an insight into the new approaches, challenges and opportunities that characterise open source intelligence (OSINT) at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It does so by considering the impacts of OSINT on three important contemporary security issues: nuclear proliferation, humanitarian crises and terrorism. more...

  • Dispatches from the Frontlinesby Howard J. Wiarda

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 36.99

    Dispatches from the Frontlines analyzes some of the world?s most contentious hotspots. It focuses on such compelling global issues as Third World development, the role of the state, corporatism, and foreign aid. This is a thought-provoking book for anyone interested in foreign policy, comparative politics, and international affairs. more...

  • Lessons from Abroad for the U.S. Entitlement Debateby Richard Jackson

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 39.99

    "Lessons from Abroad for the U.S. Entitlement Debate" places America?s aging challenge in international perspective, examines the most promising reform initiatives in nine other developed countries, and draws practical lessons for U.S. policymakers. 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 Effective Security Officer's Training Manualby Ralph Brislin

    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...

  • Die Sprache der (Un-)Sicherheitby Matthias Schulze

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.53

    (Un)-Sicherheit ist immer eine Frage der Interpretation. Durch politische Sprache werden Bedrohung und Unsicherheit gezielt konstruiert, so dass sich Gesetze legitimieren lassen, die andernfalls kaum mehrheitsfähig wären. Am Beispiel der politischen Debatten um die Einführung der Vorratsdatenspeicherung und der Online-Durchsuchung (BKA-Gesetz) untersucht... more...

  • Strategic Nuclear Sharingby Julian Schofield

    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...

  • 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...