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Social Security

  • 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...

  • Absent Citizensby Michael J. Prince

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; Not Available

    Drawing together elements from feminist studies, political science, public administration, sociology, and urban studies, Michael J. Prince examines mechanisms of exclusion and inclusion, public attitudes on disability, and policy-making processes in the context of disability. 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...

  • Administrative Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reformby John B. Shoven

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00 US$ 38.25

    Social security reform in the United States continues to be a pressing and contentious issue, with advocates touting some form of a centralized or a privatized system of personal accounts. In general, centralized systems offer low administrative costs, but are potentially subject to political mismanagement and appropriation. Privatized account systems,... more...

  • Adolescent Girls at Riskby Harold Marchant; Helen M. Smith; Jean P. Nursten

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Adolescent Girls at Risk focuses on a fieldwork that employed measures and programs designed to help girls in their transformation to adolescence. The book first ponders on the theoretical background and plan of the project, including fieldwork aims and methods, research aims and methods, and at risk factors. The text then examines the girls who... more...

  • Adolescent Substance Abuseby Carl Leukefeld; Thomas P. Gullotta; Michelle Staton-Tindall

    Springer US 2010; US$ 164.96

    This text offers clear, interdisciplinary guidance that illuminates the many contexts – developmental, genetic, social, and familial among them – crucial to effective intervention and prevention. Contributors examine current findings on widely used therapies. more...

  • Ageing and Incomeby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 61.00

    This landmark study of the material well-being of older people in nine OECD countries -- Canada, Finland, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States -- uses a wealth of new data to shed light on the challenges that face policy-makers as they anticipate the coming retirement of the baby-boom generation.... 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...

  • 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...

  • Arthritis and Societyby Nortin M. Hadler; Dennis B. Gillings

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Arthritis and Society examines the interaction between the structure of our society and the impact of rheumatic diseases on the lifestyle of those afflicted. It has drawn the distinction between the private and public experience of illness in order to produce a comprehensive analysis of the impact of musculoskeletal disease on society. This book... more...