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  • Alkoholmissbrauch im Kindes- und Jugendalterby Cornelia von Hagen; Berthold Koletzko

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 18.37

    Im europäischen Vergleich liegen deutsche Jugendliche hinsichtlich des Alkoholkonsums mit an der Spitze. Man geht davon aus, dass etwa 160 000 Kinder und Jugendliche entweder bereits alkoholabhängig oder zumindest stark gefährdet sind. Ein besorgniserregender Trend geht dabei in Richtung einer Zunahme riskanter Trinkmuster. Das Buch zeigt den aktuellen... more...

  • Badass Survival Secretsby James Henry

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 12.95

    History is filled with incredible stories of the mountain men, experts in survival who relied on nothing except their own skills and ingenuity. If you want to learn to be one of them, then this is the book for you. Badass Survival Secrets will introduce you to everything that you need to be a modern day mountain man. You?ll learn how to construct... more...

  • Building decent societiesby Peter Townsend

    International Labour Office 2009; US$ 105.00

    This book makes the case for a comprehensive social security system to be developed in all countries, including the poorest ones, in order to eliminate desperate conditions of poverty, to reverse growing inequality and to sustain economic growth. This is a co-publication with Palgrave Macmillan more...

  • CARE-Paket & Co.by Volker Ilgen

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 26.70

    Angesichts immer neuer Katastrophen in aller Welt vergisst man fast, dass Deutschland keineswegs nur Absender, sondern auch Empfänger von Hilfspaketen war. Da wäre zum einen die "Liebesgabe", wie sie vor allem während des Ersten Weltkrieges in Mode war, des weiteren natürlich das CARE-Paket, das dank ausgeklügelter Marketingstrategie zum... more...

  • Carl Jung and Alcoholics Anonymousby Ian McCabe

    Karnac Books 2015; US$ 21.95

    "Show me a drunk and I'll show you someone in search of God", is a saying that could be derived from Carl Jung. Jung wrote to Bill Wilson, founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.), about his understanding of Rowland Hazard's alcoholism: "His craving for alcohol was the equivalent, on a low level, of the spiritual thirst of our being for wholeness, expressed... more...

  • Catastropheby Richard A. Posner

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99

    Introduction What is catastrophe? The organization of this book Some useful disctinctions 1. What are the catastrohpic risks, and how catastrophic are they? Natural catastrophes Scientific accidents Other unintended man-made catastrophes Intentional catastrophes Catastrophic synergies and lesser-included catastrophes 2. Why so little is being done... more...

  • Community Based Disaster Risk Reductionby Rajib Shaw

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 124.95

    This is the first comprehensive book available on CBDRR which outlines both research and practice, citing field examples and research results. It provides an overview of the subject, looks at the role of governments, NGOs, academics and corporate sectors in CBDRR, and examines experiences from Asia, American and African countries. more...

  • Correlation Between Human Factors and the Prevention of Disastersby D.L. Barry; W.G. Coldewey; D.W.G. Reimer

    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...

  • Crisis, Disaster and Risk: Institutional Response and Emergenceby Kyle Farmbry

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book explores the interactions of theories of risk with natural disasters, health crises, and crises in the areas of science and technology. Using organizational frameworks developed exclusively by the author, it provides a series of best practices and lessons related to each of the emergency and crisis situations covered. These lessons will assist... more...

  • Crisis Information Managementby Christine Hagar

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00

    This book explores the management of information in crises, particularly the interconnectedness of information, people, and technologies during crises. Natural disasters, such as the Haiti earthquake and Hurricane Katrina, and 9/11 and human-made crises, such as the recent political disruption in North Africa and the Middle East, have demonstrated... more...