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  • Accountability in Crises and Public Trust in Governing Institutionsby Lina Svedin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    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. more...

  • From Recipients to Donorsby Emma Mawdsley

    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 Drawing on the author’s rich original research, whilst expertly condensing published and unpublished material, From Recipients to Donors explores the range of opportunities and challenges... more...

  • Geographic Information and Cartography for Risk and Crisis Managementby Milan Konecny; Sisi Zlatanova; Temenoujka L. Bandrova

    Springer 2010; US$ 269.00

    Cartography and geographic information (GI) are remarkably appropriate for the requirements of early warning (EW) and crisis management (CM). The use of geospatial technology has increased tremendously in the last years. ICT has changed from just using maps created in advance, to new approaches, allowing individuals (decision-makers) to use cartography... more...

  • Produktion und Logistikby Hans-Otto GŁnther; Horst Tempelmeier

    Springer 2005; US$ 29.95

    Dieses Lehrbuch vermittelt eine anwendungsorientierte Einführung in die industrielle Produktion und Logistik. Es behandelt die wichtigsten produktionswirtschaftlichen und logistischen Planungsprobleme und stellt die zu ihrer Lösung verfügbaren grundlegenden Methoden im Überblick dar. Das Buch behandelt Fragen des strategischen Produktionsmanagements,... more...

  • Deadly Desiresby Julie Lokis-Adkins

    Karnac Books 2013; US$ 22.95

    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...

  • Gender, Development and Disastersby S. Bradshaw

    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...

  • Prohibition Gangstersby Marc Mappen

    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...

  • 52 Prepper Projectsby David Nash; James Talmage "Dr Prepper" Stevens

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95

    Are you and your family self-reliant? Will you be able to provide for them and keep them safe? The best way to prepare for the future is not through fancy tools and gadgets?it?s experience and knowledge that will best equip you to handle the unexpected. Everyone begins somewhere, especially with disaster preparedness. In 52 Prepper's Projects ,... more...

  • The Disaster Preparedness Handbookby Arthur T. Bradley

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    Ninety-nine percent of the time, the world spins like a top, the skies are clear, and your refrigerator is full of good food. But the world is a volatile place?storms rage, fires burn, and diseases spread. No one is ever completely safe. Humans live as part of a very complex ecosystem that is unpredictable and merciless. Could you protect your family... more...