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First, Do No Harm: The President's Cousin Explains Why His Hippocratic Oath Requires Him to Oppose ObamaCare

by Milton Wolf, M.D. Broadside e-books (April 19, 2011)

New from Broadside Books' Voices of the Tea Party. The discussion what role—if any—the government should play in regulating and dictating the delivery of health care in the United States has become ground...


Engaged Buddhism in the West

by Christopher S. Queen Wisdom Publications (November 12, 2012)

Engaged Buddhism is founded on the belief that genuine spiritual practice requires an active involvement in society. Engaged Buddhism in the West illuminates the evolution of this new chapter in the Buddhist...


An Uncertain Inheritance

by Nell Casey William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

In this eloquent collection of essays—from the editor of the national bestseller Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression—contributors reveal their experiences in caring for family through illness and death

Today,...


Health at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2018

by Collectif Oecd (December 03, 2018)

This fifth edition of Health at a Glance Asia/Pacific presents a set of key indicators of health status, the determinants of health, health care resources and utilisation, health care expenditure and financing...


The Sins of Legislators

by Herbert Spencer Lm Publishers (November 27, 2018)

Be it or be it not true that man is "shapen in iniquity" and conceived in sin, it is unquestionably true that Government is begotten of aggression and by aggression. In small, undeveloped societies where for...


Catching Up? Intergenerational Mobility and Children of Immigrants

by Collectif Oecd (January 17, 2018)

Previous OECD and EU work has shown that even native-born children with immigrant parents face persistent disadvantage in the education system, the school-to-work transition, and the labour market. To which...


Pensions at a Glance 2017

by Collectif Oecd (December 06, 2017)

The 2017 edition of Pensions at a Glance highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD countries over the last two years. Moreover, one special chapter focuses on flexible retirement options in OECD countries...


Health at a Glance 2017

by Collectif Oecd (November 10, 2017)

This new edition of Health at a Glance presents the most recent comparable data on the health status of populations and health system performance in OECD countries. Where possible, it also reports data for partner...


International Migration Outlook 2017

by Collectif Oecd (June 29, 2017)

The International Migration Outlook 2017, the 41st edition of this annual OECD publication, analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and selected non-member countries....


Simple Acts to Change the World

by Amy Neumann Adams Media (October 16, 2018)

Take a stand, support the causes you believe in, and spark positive change in the world—the revolution is happening now, and through simple, everyday actions, you can be a part of it.

Anyone can change the...


Naturalisation:  A Passport for the Better Integration of Immigrants?

by Collective Oecd (April 13, 2011)

This conference proceedings provides the papers presented at the OECD/European Commission joint seminar on Naturalisation and the Socio-Economic Integration of Children held in October 2010 in Brussels. It takes...


Society at a Glance 2011

by Collective Oecd (April 25, 2011)

This sixth edition of Society at a Glance, OECD's biennial overview of social indicators, updates some indicators from previous volumes and introduces several new ones. It also features a special chapter on...


Health at a Glance: Europe 2010

by Collective Oecd (December 14, 2010)

This special edition of Health at a Glance focuses on health issues across the 27 European Union member states, three European Free Trade Association countries (Iceland, Norway and Switzerland) and Turkey....


Open for Business

by Collective Oecd (November 29, 2010)

Migrants contribute to the economic growth of their host countries in many ways, bringing new skills and competencies with them and helping to reduce labour shortages. An aspect that has received only limited...


Health Care Systems

by Collective Oecd (November 02, 2010)

People in OECD countries are healthier than ever before, as shown by longer life expectancy and lower mortality for diseases such as cancer. At the same time, total spending on health care now absorbs over 9%...


Health at a Glance 2009

by Collective Oecd (December 08, 2009)

This fifth edition of Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data on different aspects of the performance of health systems in OECD countries. It provides striking evidence of large variations across...


Achieving Better Value for Money in Health Care

by Collective Oecd (November 02, 2009)

Rising public health care spending remains a problem in virtually all OECD and EU member countries. As a consequence, there is growing interest in policies that will ease this pressure through improved health...


The Future of International Migration to OECD Countries

by Collective Oecd (August 11, 2009)

This book explores the social, economic and environmental forces that may combine to attract migrants of various types and backgrounds to OECD countries, as well as those that may persuade migrants to leave...


International Migration Outlook 2009

by Collective Oecd (June 30, 2009)

Migration to OECD countries has been sharply rising over the past two decades and in recent years labour migration has significantly increased. This publication first examines the economic crisis and its impact...


Regional Challenges of West African Migration

by Collective Oecd (March 23, 2009)

This publication presents contributions by international experts on various aspects of West African migration. It provides a contrasting perspective to current debates which essentially focus on security issues....


Doing Better for Children

by Collective Oecd (September 01, 2009)

Drawing on a wide range of data sources, this publication constructs and analyses different indicators of child well-being across the OECD. These indicators cover six key areas: material well?being; housing...


Society at a Glance 2009

by Collective Oecd (May 04, 2009)

Society at a Glance offers a concise quantitative overview of social trends and policies across the OECD. This 2009 edition includes a wide range of information on social issues – such as demography and family...


International Migration

by Collective Oecd (August 18, 2009)

About 190 million people around the world live outside their country of birth. These migrants bring energy, entrepreneurship and fresh ideas to our societies. But there are downsides: young migrants who fail...


OECD Reviews of Health Systems: Turkey 2008

by Collective Oecd (February 18, 2009)

This comprehensive review of Turkey's health care system shows that health status has improved rapidly in Turkey in recent decades, partly as a result of higher health spending. It describes the introduction...


Improving Value in Health Care

by Collective Oecd (October 07, 2010)

Are breast cancer survival rates higher in the United States than in the United Kingdom and France? Are a patient's chances of dying within 30 days after admission to a hospital with a heart attack lower in...


Sickness, Disability and Work: Breaking the Barriers

by Collective Oecd (October 07, 2010)

Too many workers leave the labour market permanently due to health problems or disability, and too few people with reduced work capacity manage to remain in employment. This is a social and economic tragedy...


Value for Money in Health Spending

by Collective Oecd (October 07, 2010)

Health spending continues to rise inexorably, growing faster than the economy in most OECD countries. Most of this spending comes from the public purse. Given the recent economic downturn, countries are looking...


Tackling Inequalities in Brazil, China, India and South Africa 2010

by Collective Oecd (October 21, 2010)

Greater integration into the world economy and important policy reforms have resulted in Brazil, China, India and South Africa becoming major actors in the globalisation process, with impressive results in terms...


Equal Opportunities?

by Collective Oecd (May 12, 2010)

The integration of the children of immigrants – both those born in the host country (the “second generation”) and those who arrived young enough to be educated in the host country – is of growing policy...


International Migration Outlook 2010

by Collective Oecd (July 12, 2010)

This annual publication analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries. It looks at the contribution of immigration to changes in the working-age population in the past decade,...


Obesity and the Economics of Prevention

by Collective Oecd (September 23, 2010)

Obesity has risen to the top of the public health policy agenda worldwide. Before 1980, rates were generally well below 10%. They have since doubled or tripled in many countries, and in almost half of the OECD,...


Improving Health Sector Efficiency

by Collective Oecd (May 28, 2010)

Despite the promise they hold out, implementing information and communication technologies (ICTs) in clinical care has proven to be a very difficult undertaking. More than a decade of efforts provide a picture...


Social Security 101

by Alfred Mill Adams Media (October 01, 2016)

A crash course in retirement benefits!

Too often, writing about social security turns the noteworthy details of the benefits into boring details about regulations or biased political arguments that would put...


The Everything Guide to Understanding Socialism

by Pamela Toler Adams Media (May 18, 2011)

"Democracy is the road to socialism." --Karl Marx

Socialism was one of the formative forces of the modern world, and its complex history stretches back nearly three centuries. But what, exactly, does socialism...


The Other America

by Michael Harrington & Maurice Isserman Scribner (January 01, 1900)

In the fifty years since it was published, The Other America has been established as a seminal work of sociology. This anniversary edition includes Michael Harrington’s essays on poverty in the 1970s and ’80s...


Jesse Ventura's Marijuana Manifesto

by Jen Hobbs, Jesse Ventura & Steve Kubby Skyhorse (September 06, 2016)

New York Times Bestselling Author!

In this groundbreaking book – for the first time in paperback and fully-updated with all the latest legal information - outspoken freethinker Jesse Ventura lays out his philosophy....


Compassionate Conservatism

by Marvin Olasky Free Press (July 05, 2000)

Compassionate conservatism is a new political force in the land, sweeping the grassroots of people of all faiths, races, and ethnicities. In its parts it offers solutions to many of our most intractable problems;...


Rolling Pennies in the Dark

by Douglas MacKinnon Howard Books (February 28, 2012)

“Our intoxicated mother had marched the three of us out into what passed for a living room in the cardboard and tarpaper shack we were existing in on the edge of Nowhere, New Hampshire. She assembled us like...


Nobody

by Marc Lamont Hill & Todd Brewster Atria Books (July 26, 2016)

Named a Best Book of 2016 by Kirkus Reviews

A New York Times Editor’s Choice

Nautilus Award Winner

“A worthy and necessary addition to the contemporary canon of civil rights literature.” —New York Times...


The Plot Against Social Security

by Michael A. Hiltzik HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Relentless and ominous, the drumbeat echoes across the land: Social Security is on the verge of bankruptcy. These repeated warnings have become a dismal article of faith for the millions of Americans who pay...


Our Kids

by Robert D. Putnam Simon & Schuster (March 10, 2015)

A New York Times bestseller and “a passionate, urgent” (The New Yorker) examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity...