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Social Security in the Balkans - Volume 1

An Overview of Social Policy in Croatia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Romania and Bulgaria

October 7, 2022 | Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781642597950
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This book offers a comprehensive overview of social security in the Balkan states. Social security is presented from a broad perspective as a mechanism that addresses human needs, provides protection against social risks, reduces social tensions and secures peace. Various sectors of social policy, pension systems, health care systems, disability insurance, labor policy as well as social risks, such as poverty and unemployment have been analyzed from historical, economic, political, sociological and security perspective. The book also offers recommendations for improving the level of social security in the region.

Contributors are: Predrag BejakoviÄ?, Mirela Cristea, Dorota Domalewska, Nikos Kourachanis, Effrosyni E. Kouskouna, Christos Koutsampelas, Velibor LaliÄ?, Shkëlzen Macukulli, Irina Mindova Docheva, GraÈ>iela Georgiana Noja, Teuta Nunaj Kortoci, Mile Å ikman, Aspasia Strantzalou, Nevenko VranjeÅ¡, and Marzena Å»akowska.

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About this Author

Marzena Żakowska is Assistant Professor at War Studies University, Warsaw, Poland. She has published numerous articles on the Balkan region and armed conflicts, including "The roots of armed conflicts--multilevel security perspective" and "Strategic challenges for Serbia's integration with the European Union".

Dorota Domalewska is Assistant Professor at War Studies University, Warsaw, Poland. She has published monographs and articles on security, including Multidimensionality of Communication from a Security Perspective. Communication in Crisis Situations and Strategic Communication (Warsaw, 2020, in Polish).

ISBN: 9781642597950
Format: Trade Paperback
Series: Studies in Critical Social Science
Pages: 244
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Published: 2022-10-07

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