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  • Die Hamburger Sturmflut von 1962by Martina Heßler; Christian Kehrt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 34.23

    Im Februar 1962 traf eine Sturmflut die Stadt Hamburg. 315 Tote, 20.000 Evakuierte und über 60 Deichbrüche schockierten nicht nur die Stadt Hamburg, sondern auch die junge Bundesrepublik. Niemand hatte mit einer Naturkatastrophe gerechnet. Risikobewusstsein und Katastrophenschutz in modernen Gesellschaften stellen daher zentrale Themen des Bandes dar.... more...

  • The Resilience Dividendby Judith Rodin

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 20.00

    New York. Athens. Wenzhou. Boston. Oslo. Dhaka. New Orleans. Nairobi. In recent years, dozens of cities across the globe have been hit by large-scale catastrophes of every kind: natural disaster, geopolitical conflict, food shortages, disease and contagion, terrorist attacks. If you haven't been directly touched by one of these cataclysms... more...

  • Wenn Eltern den Alkohol mehr lieben als ihre Kinderby Ralf P Nungäßer

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 39.79

    Hauptbeschreibung In Deutschland leben ca. 5 Mio. Kinder und Jugendliche unter 18 Jahren in unterschiedlichen Familienformen. Die DEUTSCHE HAUPTSTELLE GEGEN DIE SUCHTGEFAHREN (DHS) geht in ihrer ersten gesamtdeutschen Schätzung von etwa 2,5 Millionen behandlungsbedürftigen Alkoholkranken aus. Im Jahre 1992 lebten über 860000 Jugendliche der oben... more...

  • Wohnungslosigkeit und Alkoholabhängigkeit: Zur Situation chronisch mehrfachbeeinträchtigter Abhängigkeitskranker in der Bundesrepublik Deutschlandby Jens Puderbach

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 26.17

    Hauptbeschreibung Wohnungslosigkeit und Alkoholkonsum hängen oft eng zusammen und beeinflussen sich gegenseitig. Wohnungslosigkeit ist häufig Folge einer Alkoholabhängigkeit und die Rückkehr in eine eigene Wohnung wird durch den hohen Alkoholkonsum meist erschwert oder ganz unmöglich. Denn die Betroffenen versuchen, ihre depravierte Lebenslage und... more...

  • The Right to Social Security and National Developmentby Peter Townsend

    International Labour Office 2007; US$ 5.00

    Traces the historical experience in developed and developing countries of putting into practice rights to social security, including social insurance, and an adequate standard of living. Outlines three distinct forms of models for welfare states: the Nordic or Social Democratic model (Scandinavia), the Corporatist model (Germany), and the Liberal or... more...

  • The Role of Social Health Protection in Reducing Povertyby Maria-Pia Waelkens; Werner Soors; Bart Criel

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Concentrates on sub-Saharan Africa and more particularly on its large majority of poor people working in the informal economy. Examines the evidence that supports the commonly accepted hypothesis that social health protection contributes to poverty reduction and economic growth. more...

  • Post-millennium Trends in Substance use by Young Peopleby Judith Aldridge

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book is aimed to provide an opportunity for those with a focus in their work on young people’s substance use to describe recent trends, and to reflect on the implications of their findings for health educators. Although all the papers in the e-book describe trends and patterns in substance use amongst young people in the UK, there is evidence... more...

  • Disaster Management and the Built Environmentby Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 1999; US$ 199.00

    This e-book draws on the wide range of expertise that built environment professionals can contribute towards increasing resilience to disasters. It compiles original papers which were prepared for a panel of the Building Education and Research Conference, held in Kandalama, Sri Lanka, between 11th and 15th February 2008. The papers address different... more...

  • Alcoholby David Triggle

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 41.94

    Although drinking alcoholic beverages is legal for those 21 years and older in the United States, alcohol is a dangerous drug when misused or abused by those of any age. One of the most commonly used drugs among teens and adults, alcohol affects areas of the brain that influence pleasure, impulses, and coordination. Though moderate, social use of alcohol... more...

  • Drinkby Ann Dowsett Johnston

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 14.99

    ?A game-changing look at one of our culture?s hidden problems. . . . Honest, brave and inspirational.? — Margaret Trudeau Over the past few decades, the feminist revolution has had enormous ramifications. Women outnumber their male counterparts in postsecondary education in most of the developed world and are about to do the same in the workplace.... more...