U.S. social security : a reference handbook / Steven G. Livingston.

Author
Livingston, Steven Greene [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2008.
Description
xiii, 275 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
1. Background and History -- The Origins and Development of Social Security -- The U.S. Social Security Program Today -- References -- 2. Problems, Controversies, and Solutions -- The Social Security Trust Fund -- Saving Social Security: The Options -- Conclusion -- References -- 3. Worldwide Perspectives -- Canada: Moderate Reforms with Big Results? -- Germany: Clamping Down on Benefits? -- Australia: Putting Means Testing to Work? -- Sweden: Fully Funding without Privatizing? -- The United Kingdom: Voluntary Carve-Outs? -- Chile: Privatization? -- Too Many Alternatives? -- References -- 4. Chronology -- U.S. Chronology -- World Chronology -- 5. Biographical Sketches -- 6. Data and Documents -- The Social Security Act -- The Supreme Court Opinion: Helvering v. Davis -- Principal Presidential Speeches and Messages -- Reform Commission and Advisory Council Reports -- Social Security Annual Trustees Report -- 7. Directory of Organizations -- Institutions and Organizations of the U.S. Government -- Interest Groups and Lobbying Organizations -- Think Tanks -- 8. Resources -- Public Agencies -- International Organizations -- Media and Press Sites -- Internet Research Sites.
Other title(s)
United States social security : a reference handbook
ISBN
  • 9781598841190 (hard copy : alk. paper)
  • 159884119X (hard copy : alk. paper)
  • 9781598841206 (ebook)
  • 1598841203 (ebook)
LCCN
2008004413
OCLC
180755657
RCP
C - S
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