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- Lantern Books 2012; US$ 2.99
Father Thomas Keating is the founder of the Centering Prayer movement, based on the retreat into the inner room mentioned by Jesus in Matthew 6:6, where the individual is able to meet God. From the book Manifesting God, Father Keating explains the process of divine therapy and the process of purification in contemplative prayer. more...
- IOS Press 2012; US$ 196.00
The nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl power plant, devastating floods, landslides, droughts, the erosion of tailings dams and desertification are just some of the natural and manmade disasters which have afflicted the Ukraine and neighboring countries in recent years. It is therefore entirely appropriate that the NATO Advanced Research Workshop (ARW),... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book examines how efforts to exert accountability in crises affect public trust in governing institutions. Using Sweden as the case study, this book provides a framework to analyse accountability in crises and looks at how this affects trust in government. Crises test the fabric of governing institutions. Threatening core societal values, they... more...
- Zed Books 2012; US$ 34.95
The emergence, or re-emergence, of numerous nations as partners and donors in international development has become a subject of intense interest and analysis. Drawing on the authors rich original research, whilst expertly condensing published and unpublished material, From Recipients to Donors explores the range of opportunities and challenges... more...
- Touchstone 2015; US$ 15.00
Rich with insight and awareness, Recovery explores the secrets, fears, hopes and issues that confront adult children of alcoholics. Authors and widely respected therapists and ACOA workshop leaders Herbert Gravitz and Julie Bowden detail in a clear question-and-answer format the challenges of control and inadequacy that ACOAs face as they struggle... more...
- Karnac Books 2013; US$ 24.95
During the fin-de-siecle, stories about hysterical women filled the air of Paris and the novels emerging during this era conveyed this hysteria and openly portrayed the symptoms of the women being treated at the Salpetiere. This book examines the emergence of hysterical discourse and its influence on women's writing, specifically focusing on the presentation... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 312.00 US$ 265.20
The Encyclopedia of Crisis Management comprehensively overviews concepts and techniques for effectively assessing, analyzing, managing and resolving crises, whether they be organizational, business, community or political. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
The need to 'disaster proof' development is increasingly recognised by development agencies, as is the need to engender both development and disaster response. This unique book explores what these processes mean for development and disasters in practice. Sarah Bradshaw critically examines key notions, such as gender, vulnerability, risk, and... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Based on FBI and other government files, trial transcripts, and the latest scholarship, this book provides a lively narrative of shootouts, car chases, courtroom clashes, wire tapping and rub-outs in the 1920s, the 1930s, and beyond, acknowledging how the Prohibition generation?Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, and Dutch Schultz, among others?forever transformed... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
From the bestselling author of The Last Emperor comes this rip-roaring history of the government?s attempt to end America?s love affair with liquorwhich failed miserably. On January 16, 1920, America went dry. For the next thirteen years, the Eighteenth Amendment prohibited the making, selling, or transportation of intoxicating liquors,? heralding... more...