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  • Surprise!by Dave Baiocchi; D. Steven Fox

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    This report relates what professionals believe creates surprise, how they respond to it, and how the effects of surprise can be mitigated. RAND researchers interviewed representatives from 13 diverse professions and identified some common coping strategies, such as relying on past experience and trying to reduce the level of chaos in the environment. more...

  • Positive Drinkingby Kevin Laye

    Hay House 2010; US$ 14.95

    Do you sometimes worry that you drink too much?Do you wonder why you rely on alcohol to relax or have fun?Think of what having control over this will do for both your health and your wealth!Most people wonder at some point if their relationship with alcohol is a positive one and feel guilty that 'just the one' more often turns into 'just... 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...

  • Risks and Conflictsby Rajib Shaw; Andreas Neef

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 114.95

    This book analyzes the role of local responses to natural disasters and conflict. Key issues such as the relationship between local and external knowledge in addressing disasters, the relevance of institutional and policy frameworks for community-based disaster response and the role of social capital and collective action are also addressed. more...

  • Bootleggers and Beer Barons of the Prohibition Eraby J. Anne Funderburg

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    Bootleggers and Beer Barons is an accurate, wide-ranging, and entertaining account of the illegal liquor traffic during the Prohibition Era (1920 to 1933). Based on FBI files, legal documents, old newspapers and other sources, the author offers a coast-to-coast survey of Volstead crime--outrageous stories of America's most notorious liquor lords,... more...

  • Disaster Recovery, Crisis Response, and Business Continuityby Jamie Watters; Janet Watters

    Springer 2014; US$ 31.49

    PHP Objects Patterns and Practice, Fourth Edition is revised and updated throughout.The book begins by covering PHP's object-oriented features. It introduces key topics including class declaration, inheritance, reflection and much more. These provide the fundamentals of the PHP's support for objects. It also introduces some principles of design.This... more...

  • CARE-Paket & Co.by Volker Ilgen

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 15.85

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • Gefahrenabwehr im Katastrophenfall.by Henriette Sattler

    Duncker & Humblot 2008; US$ 79.96

    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...

  • 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$ 16.98

    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...