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IEL Social Security Law Contents

The International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) Social Security Law includes information in book-length form written in English for 32 countries.  The monographs are written by legal academics and/or practitioners with expertise in social security law for those countries.  The monographs enable comparative research in social security law.  These monographs include a general introduction on social security law followed by specialized chapters on public institutions, private institutions, contribution and financing, health care, family allowances, incapacity to work, industrial accidents and occupational diseases, unemployment, pensions, the handicapped, right to social integration, social assistance, and claims and adjudication.  A more detailed Table of Contents follows:

Table of Contents
The Author
List of Abbreviations
General Introduction
Selected Bibliography
Part I. The Institutions
Chapter 1. Public Institutions
Chapter 2. Position and Competence of the Public
Chapter 3. Private Institutions
Part II. Contribution and Financing
Chapter 1. Contribution Regulation for Employees
Chapter 2. Contributions for Public Sector Workers
Chapter 3. Contributions for the Self-employed
Chapter 4. Other Contributions
Chapter 5. Government Funding
Part III. Health Care
Chapter 1. Who is Entitled to Health Care?
Chapter 2. Benefits
Chapter 3. Conditions
Part IV. Family Allowances
Chapter 1. Who is Entitled to Family Allowances?
Chapter 2. For Which Children?
Chapter 3. Amount of the Benefit
Chapter 4. Collective Services
Chapter 5. Guaranteed Family Allowances
Chapter 6. Provisional Payment
Part V. Incapacity to Work
Chapter 1. Field of Application
Chapter 2. Benefits
Chapter 3. Certification of Incapacity to Work
Chapter 4. Benefits
Chapter 5. Conditions
Chapter 6. Accumulation Rules
Part VI. Industrial Accidents and Occupational Diseases
Part VII. Unemployment
Part VIII. Pensions
Chapter 1. Pensions for Wage Earners
Chapter 2. Pensions for the Self-employed
Chapter 3. Public Sector Pensions: The Pension Scheme
of Federal Civil Servants
Chapter 4. Income Guarantee for the Elderly
Part IX. The Handicapped
Part X. Right to Social Integration
Part XI. Social Assistance
Part XII. Claims and Adjudication

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University of Chicago Law School
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