Social Security in the Balkans - Volume 1: An Overview of Social Policy in Croatia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Romania and Bulgaria (Studies in Critical Social Sciences) (Paperback)

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 Bejakovic, Mirela Cristea, Dorota Domalewska, Nikos Kourachanis, Effrosyni E. Kouskouna, Christos Koutsampelas, Velibor Lalic, Shk lzen Macukulli, Irina Mindova Docheva, Grațiela Georgiana Noja, Teuta Nunaj Kortoci, Mile Sikman, Aspasia Strantzalou, Nevenko Vranjes, and Marzena Żakowska.

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).
Product Details ISBN: 9781642597950
ISBN-10: 1642597953
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication Date: September 27th, 2022
Pages: 244
Language: English
Series: Studies in Critical Social Sciences