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  • AARP: America's Largest Interest Group and its Impactby Christine Day

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 48.00

    AARP is one of Washington's most influential interest groups, but just who does it represent? To some, it represents the narrow special interests of older Americans who already consume more than their share of government benefits. To others, its advocacy encompasses everyone, including those with elderly parents and grandparents—and those who will... more...

  • The Empire of Security and the Safety of the Peopleby William Bain

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Income-Tested Transfer Programsby Irwin Garfinkel

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Income Tested Transfer Programs: The Case for and Against covers the proceedings of the 1979 conference of leading scientists, sponsored by the Institute for Research on Poverty. The contributors consider the contribution of social science knowledge and analysis in settling the arguments in the debate about the merits of income testing in transfer... more...

  • 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 It’s outdated.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...

  • Security Studiesby Christopher W. Hughes; Yew Meng Lai

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    This reader brings together key contributions from many of the leading scholars in the field, offering students an informed overview of the most significant work in security studies. The editors chart the development of the key theoretical and empirical debates in security studies in the Cold War and post-Cold War periods, introducing the ideas of... more...

  • Social Programs of Swedenby Albert H. Rosenthal

    University of Minnesota Press 1967; US$ 67.50 US$ 57.38

    In his forward to this book, Marquis Childs, author of the classic work Sweden: The Middle Way, comments: “There has been a great deal of emotional writing about the effort of the labor government in Stockholm to regulate capitalism and provide a decent s more...

  • Aging Population, Pension Funds, and Financial Marketsby Robert Holzmann

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 14.99

    Population aging will affect the performance of pension funds and financial markets in the former transition economies and require determined policy actions to complete financial market development and to promote financial literacy through education. more...

  • Reinventing Social Security Worldwideby Vladimir Rys

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 32.95

    In this timely book, the author, with his life-long experience of international social security, advocates reinstating social insurance by reducing the volume of income redistribution, increasing the transparency of money flows and improving citizen information. more...

  • U.S. Development Policy in an Aging Worldby Richard Jackson; Reimar Macaranas; Tobias Peter

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 45.50

    The demographic transformation sweeping the emerging world has profound implications for U.S. development policy. The challenge is no longer helping countries overcome the obstacles to development posed by high birthrates and rapid population growth, but leveraging the opportunities created by falling birthrates and slowing population growth. more...

  • Pension Wiseby Charles Blahous

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    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...