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Pieters,D
The one-job wage earner, for so many generations a bulwark of industrialized society, has all but passed away. We perceive this as contemporary reality, yet it has not been easy to cite the facts and figures necessary to build a stable foundation for the social security of tomorrow's population. Now the European Institute of Social Security, a leading multidisciplinary research group dedicated to exploring the frontiers of social security, has taken the crucial first steps with an in-depth examination of the new and atypical work relations that are emerging. The research and conclusions in this book should help policymakers to identify the areas in which existing social security systems can meaningfully accommodate the new realities of work. The volume records the proceedings of the 1999 Conference of the EISS, held at Limassol in Cyprus, to consider the relations of atypical work patterns and social protection. Among the important issues raised are: the real extent of the atypical work phenomenon; difficulties relating to the assessment of the incomes of the self-employed; social protection of farmers in Europe; and the shortcomings of existing social security systems vis-a-vis self-employment and part-time work. The analysis of trends presented in this book should be useful and informative for anyone - whether in government, business or academia - concerned with the development and future of social protection systems, not only in Europe but throughout the world. 171pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 904111369X
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Inventory #14896
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Rosenthal, Linda
This work presents a mystical tale about the journey of a Soul. The words used throughout the story were inspired by "Sacred Circles". The book is dedicated to each person, connecting with one another in love and harmony. The journey begins before time was created and takes the reader through the creation of worlds and people. Along the way, one becomes separated from the Source and must reconnect with their source of joy. "Images of Sacred Geometry" illustrate the story and are explained in the Afterword. In addition, a word meditation focuses on the messages of words throughout the story. 50pp.
Sacred Arts Publishing, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN: 9780979898310
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Inventory #19967
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Edited By Catherine Belsey and Jane Moore
Previous owner's signature on ffep.Second revised and expanded edition of an anthology of essays for undergraduates of women's literature and feminist theory. Includes Toni Morrison's discussion of a Hemingway short story, Line Pouchard on Radclyffe Hall , Marjorie Garber on Elvis and cross-dressing and Diane Elam on the relation between feminism and post-modernism.263pp.
Macmillan, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0333446038
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Inventory #28958
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Sylvester, Christine
This book evaluates the major debates around which the discipline of international relations has developed in the light of contemporary feminist theories. The three debates (realist versus idealist, scientific versus traditional, modernist versus postmodernist) have been subject to feminist theorising since the earliest days of known feminist activities, with the current emphasis on feminist, empiricist standpoint and postmodernist ways of knowing. Christine Sylvester shows how feminist theorising could have affected our understanding of international relations had it been included in the three debates. She elaborates a feminist method of empathetically cooperative conversation which challenges the identity politics of IR, and illustrates that method with reference to the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp and the efforts of Zimbabwean women to negotiate international funding for their local producer cooperatives. 265pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners slightly rubbed.
Cambridge University Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0521459842
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Inventory #25528
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Homans, Peter
Previous owner's signature on ffep.295pp.Half inch loss to top edge rear d/j.
University of Chicago Press, 1969, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Second Impression. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0226351106
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Inventory #25351
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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