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Social Security

  • Institutional Neurosisby Russell Barton

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 31.95

    Institutional Neurosis is a four-chapter text that systematically presents the dreadful mental changes that may result from institutional life and the steps that can be taken to cure them. The term “institutional neurosis promotes the syndrome to the category of a disease, rather than a process, thereby encouraging the public to understand, approach,... more...

  • How To Be A Police Officerby Graham Wettone

    Biteback Publishing 2017; US$ 12.49

    Have you ever thought about being a police officer? Maybe you've wondered whether you could deal with an angry mob late at night, or daydreamed about driving a police car with the blue light flashing and sirens wailing. How to Be a Police Officer takes you from those first thoughts about joining through to the training itself and to the real... more...

  • Social Investment and Social Welfareby James Midgley; Espen Dahl; Amy Conley Wright

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    This book contributes to the growing literature on social investment by discussing the way social investment ideas have been adopted in different countries and in various academic and professional fields, including social policy, development studies and non-profit management. Documenting the experience of implementing social investment in different... more...

  • Agrarian Justiceby Thomas Paine

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    Paine advocates the use of taxation to fund a universal old-age and disability pension, as well as a fixed sum to be paid to all citizens on reaching maturity. more...

  • Social Securityby Theodore R. Marmor; Jerry L. Mashaw

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 38.00 US$ 34.58

    What are the possibilities and prospects for Social Security over the decades ahead? The essays in this interdisciplinary study explore what social insurance has meant historically, socially, economically, politically, and legally in the years since the founding of the American social security system in 1935. Questions examined include: Does Social... more...

  • What’s wrong with social security benefits?by Paul Spicker

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 15.00

    This provocative short book is a valuable introduction to social security in Britain and the potential for its reform. more...

  • Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco in Britainby Jim Zacune; Celia Hensman

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

    Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco in Britain focuses on the use and misuse of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco and the British response to these substances. The manuscript first tackles alcohol production, sale, and control and production of drugs. Discussions focus on licensing laws in England and Wales, taxation, home brewing and distilling, detailed incidence... more...

  • Mental Health Issues and the Urban Poorby Dorothy Alita Evans; William L. Claiborn; Arnold P. Goldstein; Leonard Krasner

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Mental Health Issues and the Urban Poor is a collection of papers presented at the Third Annual Symposium on Current Issues in Community-Clinical Psychology: Mental Health Issues and the Urban Poor, held at the University of Maryland, in March 1973. This book presents the relevance of mental health theory and technology to problems in coping faced... more...

  • Social Security 101by Alfred Mill

    Adams Media 2016; US$ 15.99

    A crash course in retirement benefits! Too often, writing about social security turns the noteworthy details of the benefits into boring details about regulations or biased political arguments that would put even a die-hard bureaucrat to sleep. Social Security 101 cuts out the tedious explanations and instead provides a hands-on lesson that keeps... more...

  • A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programsby Robert H. Haveman

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs: Achievements, Failures, and Lessons presents papers on the war on poverty, dealing with its origins, its education, health, and income maintenance programs, and its community action, legal services, and antidiscrimination policies. The book discusses poverty and social policy in the 1960s and 1970s; the social... more...