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  • Community Rehabilitation Services for People with Disabilitiesby Orv C. Karan; Stephen Greenspan

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Community Rehabilitation Services for People with Disabilities delves into the changes happening in the disability services in the United States. The book focuses on how these changes are affecting the way professionals and agencies relate to people with disabilities and their families. The text aims to provide an introductory view of the community... 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...

  • A Guaranteed Annual Incomeby Philip K. Robins; Robert G. Spiegelman; Samuel Weiner

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    A Guaranteed Annual Income: Evidence from a Social Experiment brings together the first accounting of evidence on the impact of the Seattle/Denver Income-Maintenance Experiments (SIME/DIME) on participating individuals and families. It is based on a selection of papers delivered to policymakers, program administrators, and researchers at a conference... more...

  • Welfare of the Poorby Mary Bryna Sanger

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Welfare of the Poor reviews the explanatory models used to predict the relation of the poor to major institutions such as the labor market the family, the health care system, and the educational system; and the impact these relations have on the status of the poor. The monograph assesses the models that explain welfare dependency. Chapters focus on... 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...

  • Wandering Workersby Juri Plusnin; Yana Zausaeva; Natalia Zhidkevich; Artemy Pozanenko

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 36.99

    This timely book offers a fresh perspective on the issue of contemporary migratory labor, otkhodnichestvo, in Russia—the temporary departure of inhabitants from small towns and villages for short-term jobs in the major cities of Russia. Although otkhodnichestvo is a mass phenomenon, it is not reflected in official economic statistics.Based on numerous... more...

  • Saving Social Securityby Peter A. Diamond; Peter R. Orszag

    Brookings Institution Press 2006; US$ 22.99

    New in Paperback. While everyone agrees that Social Security is a vital and necessary government program, there have been widely divergent plans for reforming it. Peter A. Diamond and Peter R. Orszag, two of the nation's foremost economists, propose a reform plan that would rescue the program both from its projected financial problems and from those... more...

  • Restoring Fiscal Sanity 2005by Alice M. Rivlin; Isabel V. Sawhill

    Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 18.99

    The retirement of the baby boom generation will create spiraling costs for health care and pension programs. Combined with lower revenues, these developments will lead to a decline in economic growth if nothing is done. In this second volume of Restoring Fiscal Sanity, a group of policy experts focus on how to bring spending and revenues in line... 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...

  • 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...