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- Springer Japan 2014; US$ 129.00
Through many years and many disasters, Japan has developed innovative technology and tools for risk reduction. This book is one of the first comprehensive attempts to focus on community-based disaster risk reduction, highlighting the experiences of Japan. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 49.99
This book offers comprehensive, evidence-based and interdisciplinary coverage of social work practice regarding addiction, incorporating concepts of social justice, practice with diverse communities and ethics to span the entire knowledge base of social work. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00
This book offers a systematic, empirical examination of the concepts of disasters and sustainable economic development applied to many cases around the world. It presents comprehensive coverage of the complex and dynamic relationship between disaster and development, making a vital contribution to the literature on disaster management, disaster resilience... more...
- T.M.C. Asser Press 2013; US$ 179.00
In international law victims' issues have gained more and more attention over the last decades. In particular in transitional justice processes the victim is being given high priority. It is to be seen in this context that the Rome Statute for the International Criminal Court foresees a rather excessive victim participation concept in criminal prosecution.... more...
- Summersdale 2014; US$ 9.99
The fairer sex get it in the neck in these grisly tales from the gallows, guillotine, and gas chamber From Nan Hereford, the cloaked highwayman who held up coaches with just her fists, to the woman who survived the gallows and took her empty coffin away with her, this book illuminates history?s darker periods with a detailed and factual approach.... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, generated a great deal of discussion in public policy and disaster management circles about the importance of increasing national resilience to rebound from catastrophic events. Since the majority of physical and virtual networks that the United States relies upon are... more...
- Trine Day 2012; US$ 14.99
The personal and professional story of a former FBI agent, this is the journey Don Adams has taken over the past 50 years that has connected him to the assassination of the 35th president of the United States. On November 13, 1963, Adams was given a priority assignment to investigate Joseph Milteer, a man who had made threats to assassinate the president.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Sexual practices and drug use among the young are examined in this book, calling into question mainstream assumptions about ?adolescence?. Bringing together a range of cross-cultural and cross-national contributions, the book reveals both similarities and important differences that mark sexuality and drug use among young in different social and cultural... more...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 25.50
Why do people commit crimes? How do we control crime? The theories that criminologists use to answer these questions are built on a number of underlying assumptions, including those about the nature of crime, free will, human nature, and society. These assumptions have a fundamental impact on criminology: they largely determine what criminologists... more...