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Social Security Programs Throughout the World: The Americas, 2011

Title:
Social Security Programs Throughout the World: The Americas, 2011
Format:
Paperback
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GPO Stock Number:
053-070-00030-2
ISBN:
9780160904356
Description

Fourth issue in the 2011 edition of the four-volume Social Security Programs Throughout the World series, this publication reports on the social security type programs in countries of North, Central and South America. It provides a cross-national comparison of social security systems, summarizing the five main social insurance programs:

  1. old age, disability, and survivors;
  2. sickness and maternity;
  3. work injury;
  4. unemployment; and
  5. family allowances.

The Social Security Programs Throughout the World series highlights the principal features of social security programs in more than 170 countries. Published in collaboration with the International Social Security Association, one of four regional volumes is issued every six months, including Europe, Asia and the Pacific, Africa, and the Americas.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents (Summary):
Guide to Reading the Country Summaries
Sources of Information
Types of Programs
Employment-Related
Universal
Means-Tested
Other Types of Programs
Format of Country Summaries
Old Age, Disability, and Survivors
Sickness and Maternity
Work Injury
Unemployment
Family Allowances
Tables
1. Types of social security programs
2. Types of mandatory systems for retirement income
3. Demographic and other statistics related to social security, 2007

Audience

Appropriate for academic and public libraries, experts, policymakers, international organizations, social service organizations, eldercare organizations and the general public.  In addition, retirees and others receiving social security, employees on disability or maternity leave, or those who are unemployed would be interested in this publication to learn more about the social security program.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$17.50
International Price:
$24.50
Publisher:
Social Security Administration. Office of Retirement and Disability Policy, Office of Research, Evaluation. and Statistics
Year/Pages:
2012: 201 p.; ill.
Key Phrases:
  • Americas
  • Social Security
Weight:
1.375
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Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
04/02/2012
Last Status Update:
02/07/2017
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