Publications by Type: Books & contributions to books

2009

Two worlds of drug consumption in late modern societies

Books & contributions to books

This book reports on the findings of an empirical study on the situation of drug users, their consumption patterns and drug spending for the five most common illegal drugs, i.e. heroin, cocaine, amphetamines, ecstasy and cannabis.

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Activity, incomes and social welfare

Books & contributions to books

The book describes and quantifies the large socioeconomic changes that have occurred in four new Member States of the European Union (Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovenia), since the early 1990s.

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Post-communist welfare pathways

Books & contributions to books

Leading experts examined welfare across countries and social policy domains. This is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art account of the progress that has been made since 1989, and the main challenges for welfare state regimes in Central and Eastern Europe.

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2008

Well-being of older people in ageing societies

Books & contributions to books

This book studies how ageing factors such as ill health and disability become ever more important in determining the personal well-being of older people. These factors have financial implications not captured by an analysis of pension income alone.

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2007

Mainstreaming ageing

Books & contributions to books

The book is an outcome of the project Mainstreaming Ageing: Indicators to Monitor Implementation (MA:IMI) of MIPAA and RIS for the first review and appraisal cycle of the United Nations Regional Commission for Europe (UNECE).

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