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Social Security

  • The Generational Welfare Contractby Simon Birnbaum; Tommy Ferrarini; Kenneth Nelson; Joakim Palme

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    This groundbreaking book brings together perspectives from political philosophy and comparative social policy to discuss generational justice. Contributing new insights about the preconditions for designing sustainable, inclusive policies for all of society, the authors expose the possibilities of supporting egalitarian principles in an aging society... more...

  • Non-State Social Protection Actors and Services in Africaby Nicholas Awortwi; Gregor Walter-Drop

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    For millions of Africans, the social situation is dire. Over half of the population of Sub-Sahara Africa do not have access to improved sanitation facilities, and about a quarter are undernourished. If factors such as armed conflicts in the region, the impact of climate change, or the widespread presence of a broad range of infectious agents are considered,... more...

  • 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...

  • Universal Basic Incomeby Paul O'Brien

    The History Press 2017; US$ 7.99

    This book is about a radical idea: the idea that each of us deserves enough money on which to live - and that it should be paid independently of our personal means, and independently of whether we work, or even want to work. 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...