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  1. Our social security systems face many challenges. Economic crises, the ageing of the population and changing employment patterns call for a reorientation of policies. In the last few decades the introduction of private elements has often been advocated as a way forward. This book addresses the questions to which this privatisation gives rise.
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  2. With increasing numbers of national and international studies showing that increasing poverty and inequality have been widespread, there are increasing calls to better understand the determinants of poverty and its relation to exclusion. This book examines the nature of poverty and exclusion in a broad range of rich countries and draws on that evidence to identify underlying causes and propose remedies.
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  3. In recent years, many academics and policymakers have argued that the welfare state needs to be modernized. It is claimed that social protection systems still largely reflect the ‘old social risks’ created under industrial capitalism and that they need to be adapted to the ‘new social risks’ that have developed with the transition to post-industrial society. This book addresses some of the challenges for social protection posed by these demogr...
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  4. In this work the author tries to uncover the parameters the labour legislators used in the development of labour protection. He formulates a number of theses that allow him to establish a theory of labour law. The themes dealt with in this work fit in an overall vision on labour in its relation with capital as dealt with in law.
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  5. This book sheds an innovating light on the relations between EU and non-EU countries and nationals, as far as social security is concerned. These are dealt with in a number of contributions by eminent international experts.
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  6. In dit boek geeft Jef Van Langendonck zijn eigen-zinnige visie op de hedendaagse problemen van de sociale zekerheid en put uit zijn lange wetenschappelijke loopbaan en rijke ervaring om oplossingen voor te stellen.
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  7. This book addresses the following questions: • Does welfare state effort enhance happiness? • Why might social security enhance happiness? • How might it be reformed to make more impact on well-being? • How does income and health impact on well-being? • How does income improve the well-being of widows? • Does well-being influence employment probabilities? • How is the well-being of children related to other factors in society?
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  8. Population ageing is one of the most difficult challenges facing social protection in the advanced welfare states. It also has important implications for middle and low income economies. Increasing longevity has threatened to undermine the financial viability of pension systems, but pension reform is politically hazardous.
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  9. The book opens with an introduction to the conventions and then presents contributions of experts working for various organisations which are of extreme importance for the implementation and understanding of standards: the Committee of Experts of the ILO, the Council of Europe, a national government, university professors, a judge, a government advisor from an East European country, and a trade union. The book concludes with a chapter in whi...
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  10. Romanian Industrial Relations Law

    Publication date: August 10, 2007

    This book aims to offer an overview of the Romanian Industrial Relations Law emphasizing its particularities within the other European systems and the effects of the recent integration in European Union. It is the first publication to offer a thorough discussion of Romanian industrial relations law.
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    €33.-
 
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