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Social Security

  • Expand Social Security Now!by Steven Hill

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 15.00

    Why Social Security is not only sustainable but should be substantially expanded Social Security is bankrupting us. It?s outdated. It?s a Ponzi scheme. It?s stealing from young people. These are some of the biggest myths and lies about one of the most successful programs in our nation?s history. Three-quarters of Americans depend heavily on Social... more...

  • Five Easy Thesesby James Stone

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016; US$ 26.00

    A business leader and esteemed economic thinker outlines simple solutions to America?s five most pressing public policy issues, from healthcare to education to inequality more...

  • Sustainability and Equity Challengesby Mariusz Jarmuzek; Najla Nakhle

    International Monetary Fund 2016; US$ 9.00

    Reform of Lebanon?s pension system is indispensable. The country already faces fiscalsustainability risks, which will be compounded in the future by significantly higher pensionrelatedspending and liabilities, mainly reflecting adverse demographics. In addition tosustainability issues, the pension system also suffers from equity shortcomings?Lebanonis... more...

  • Conflict and Developmentby Roger Mac Ginty; Andrew Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    In the five years since the first edition of Conflict and Development was published the awareness of the relationship between conflicts and development has grown exponentially. Developmental factors can act as a trigger for violence, as well as for ending violence and for triggering post-conflict reconstruction. The book explores the complexity... more...

  • Polydrug Abuseby Donald R. Wesson; Albert S. Carlin; Kenneth M. Adams

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Polydrug Abuse: The Results of a National Collaborative Study reports on the findings of a national study of polydrug users, initiated and organized by the Special Action Office of Drug Abuse Prevention. This book provides a comprehensive demographic, sociological, psychological, and medical study of polydrug cases. The chapters in the text cover... more...

  • Social Security Programs and Retirement around the Worldby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 104.00

    Even as life expectancy in many countries has continued to increase, social security and similar government programs can provide strong incentives for workers to leave the labor force when they reach the age of eligibility for benefits. Disability insurance programs can also play a significant role in the departure of older workers from the labor... more...

  • Research Handbook on European Social Security Lawby Frans Pennings; Gijsbert Vonk

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook encompasses four dimensions of European social security law: social security as a human right, standard setting in social security, the protection of mobile persons and migrants and the global context of European social security law. It pays attention to both EU law and to various instruments of the Council of Europe. In 25 chapters prominent... more...

  • Active Shooterby Kevin Doss; Charles Shepherd

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 59.95

    According to Pinkerton?the leading provider of risk management services in the world?workplace violence is second only to cybersecurity as the top threat faced by organizations today. Incidents involving active shooters in the workplace are on the rise and becoming more violent and deadly. Active Shooter provides the tools necessary to identify... more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2015; 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...

  • Disinheritedby Diana Furchtgott-Roth; Jared Meyer

    Encounter Books 2015; US$ 23.99

    Tens of millions of Americans are between the ages of 18 and 30. These Americans, known as millennials, are, or soon will be, entering the workforce. For them, achieving success will be more difficult than it was for young people in the past. This is not because they are less intelligent, they have worked less hard, or they are any less deserving... more...