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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
This book is a long overdue assessment of the role of the UN specialized Agencies in peacekeeping operations. Special emphasis is given to that most vexed category, 'complex emergencies', invloving entrapped or victimized civilian populations and a plethora of UN national military and NGO actors.While based on the full range of recent history, the... more...
- John Blake 2010; US$ 9.99
When two police officers arrived out of the blue at Paul Connelly 's door, he learned the shocking news that, out of the 10 children with whom he had shared a dormitory in care, only two were still alive. The revelation unearthed painful memories of a childhood that, until this point, Paul had tried desperately to put behind him. Abandoned there... more...
- Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00
Questions about drink how it is used, how it should be regulated and the social risks it presents have been a source of sustained and heated dispute in recent years. In The politics of alcohol, Nicholls puts these concerns in historical context by providing a detailed and extensive survey of public debates on alcohol from the introduction... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 89.00
Examines what external actors can do to help move a war-torn society in confict toward a stable peace. It is based on the premise that if external actors cannot figure out how to lay a foundation for a peace, there will be decreasing support for international intervention and peacekeeping missions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 21.95
Another Day in Paradise is an anthology of first-person stories by international aid workers. Written by active aid workers and spanning the hot spots of the globe from Afghanistan to Cambodia, Rwanda to Vietnam and Ecuador to Bosnia, these stories tell it like it really is on the ground. Covering natural disaster, war and all-too-fragile peace, these... more...
- Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 24.00
The International Humanitarian Affairs Reader is a compilation of the most important chapters in the ten volume series published on this topic by Fordham University Press. Each chapter selected has been edited to delete dated material; where appropriate, chapters will have a brief addendum to present current information. The Series Editor, Kevin M.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
Community surveys reveal that about 6% of the adult male and 1% of the adult female population in England and Wales are drinking at high risk levels. Alcohol Problems in the Community examines the implications of recent community care legislation for government policy on alcohol. The first part of the book begins with a report on recent US research... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 150.00
The issue of alcohol has never been far from British politics. Initially, governments needed to control its sale for public order reasons and because it was a major source of revenue. Then in Victorian times a powerful temperance movement arose which sought to prohibit or severely curb the 'Demon Drink'. This in turn aroused the hostility of the 'Trade'... more...