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  1. Add to Wish List The Economics of Social Security in Japan

    The Economics of Social Security in Japan

    Edited by Toshiaki Tachibanaki
    This book provides a comprehensive appraisal of social security in Japan, where traditionally the burden of welfare provision has been the main responsibility of the family and employers, rather than the state. However, an ageing populat...
    Hardback (2004)

    List price $156.00

    Member price $140.40

  2. Add to Wish List What Has Happened to the Quality of Life in the Advanced Industrialized Nations?

    What Has Happened to the Quality of Life in the Advanced Industrialized Nations?

    Edited by Edward N. Wolff
    ‘Especially useful to scholars is the in-depth description of methodology relating to the measures of well-being, the nature of the data, and terminology. A valuable addition to economic, sociological, and public policy collections. High...
    Hardback (2004)

    List price $173.00

    Member price $155.70

  3. Add to Wish List The Third Sector in Europe

    The Third Sector in Europe

    Edited by Adalbert Evers, Jean-Louis Laville
    ‘This book offers an impressive analysis of the changing boundaries of the third sector in Europe and how this sector relates to the state and market in the provision of public services. Its penetrating insights deepen our understanding ...
    Hardback (2004)

    List price $146.00

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  4. Add to Wish List Rethinking the Welfare State

    Rethinking the Welfare State

    Edited by Martin Rein, Winfried Schmähl
    ‘This first comprehensive analysis of public–private mixings discovers pension systems as rather flexible "hybrid forms" not locked in as “uniform types”. The balance shifts towards extended coverage of private pensions or functional pri...
    Hardback (2004)

    List price $196.00

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  5. Add to Wish List Restructuring the Welfare State

    Restructuring the Welfare State

    Virpi Timonen
    ‘By documenting developments in [Finland and Sweden] in great detail, the author offers useful insights into social policy in the region and shows that the simplistic way many social policy writers have blamed globalization for welfare s...
    Hardback (August 2003)

    List price $128.00

    Member price $115.20

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  6. Add to Wish List Modelling Income Distribution

    Modelling Income Distribution

    John Creedy
    ‘This book collects a number of recent papers, produced during the later 1990s and early 2000s, concerned with modelling income distribution and redistribution. Part I is concerned with modelling the functional form of the income distrib...
    Hardback (2002)

    List price $136.00

    Member price $122.40

  7. Add to Wish List Copyright in the Cultural Industries

    Copyright in the Cultural Industries

    Edited by Ruth Towse
    ‘Lawyers who are interested in looking beyond the law as it is, to see how economists are questioning copyright systems as they respond to technological change, are sure to find something of interest in this collection.’ – David Lewisohn...
    Hardback (2002)

    List price $145.00

    Member price $130.50

  8. Add to Wish List The Price of Virtue

    The Price of Virtue

    Vivien Foster, Susana Mourato, David Pearce, Ece Özdemiroglu
    ‘The authors display considerable ingenuity in adapting techniques for measuring "willingness-to-pay" and "willingness-to-accept" even in apparently intractable cases like that of the homeless. This book is essential reading for those wo...
    Hardback (2001)

    List price $128.00

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