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.
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.
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.
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).