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  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    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...

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 Drawing on the author’s rich original research, whilst expertly condensing published and unpublished material, From Recipients to Donors explores the range of opportunities and challenges...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

  • Recoveryby Herbert L. Gravitz; Julie D. Bowden

    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...

  • Gefahrenabwehr im Katastrophenfall.by Henriette Sattler

    Duncker & Humblot 2008; US$ 66.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Henriette Sattler nimmt sich eines jüngst wieder aktuell gewordenen Themas an: Welche Vorgaben macht das Grundgesetz für die Bekämpfung von Naturkatastrophen? Welche Hilfskräfte und welche Maßnahmen stehen zur Verfügung? Welche Defizite weist das vorhandene Instrumentarium auf? Die Übertragbarkeit der Ergebnisse auf die Bekämpfung... more...

  • Deadly Desiresby Julie Lokis-Adkins

    Karnac Books 2013; US$ 26.95

    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...

  • 14. Münsterische Sozialrechtstagungby Heinz-Dietrich Steinmeyer; Peter Wigge; Detlef Gebauer; Heinrich Dörner; Dirk Ehlers; Petra Pohlmann; Martin Schulze Schwienhorst; Heinz-Dietrich Steinmeyer

    Verlag Versicherungswirtschaft 2009; US$ 14.30

    Die Sozialversicherung in Deutschland steht vor großen Herausforderungen und ist deshalb regelmäßig Gegenstand von Reformmaßnahmen. Dabei besteht der Anspruch, ein ausreichendes Versorgungs- und Sicherungsniveau zu gewährleisten und gleichzeitig den Beitrag möglichst niedrig zu halten, um die Abgabenlast nicht noch weiter zu erhöhen. An dieser doppelten... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Crisis Managementby K. Bradley Penuel; Matt Statler; Ryan Hagen

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 312.00

    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...

  • 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...