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  • On Divine Therapyby Thomas Keating

    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...

  • CARE-Paket & Co.by Volker Ilgen

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 29.84

    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 Symbol humanitärer... 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$ 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. Crises test the fabric of governing institutions. Threatening core societal values, they... 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...

  • 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...

  • Gefahrenabwehr im Katastrophenfall.by Henriette Sattler

    Duncker & Humblot 2008; US$ 65.88

    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...

  • Produktion und Logistikby Hans-Otto Günther; 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...

  • 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$ 14.11

    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...