Social Security — International Standards and the Right to Social Security

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Part of the Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Deutsches, Europäisches und Internationales Medizinrecht, Gesundheitsrecht und Bioethik der Universitäten Heidelberg und Mannheim book series (IMGB, volume 26)


Social Security Supra Note Social Protection Social Security System Income Security 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Social Security DepartmentILOGeneva
  2. 2.Social Security Team, International Labour Standards DepartmentILOGeneva

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