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- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 350.00
"... As crisis management is a relatively new subject area this encyclopedia will prove to be a useful tool in gaining an understanding of the various topics. Given the number and length of the entries, the content is also robust..." more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
From the bestselling author of The Last Emperor comes this rip-roaring history of the government?s attempt to end America?s love affair with liquor?which failed miserably. On January 16, 1920, America went dry. For the next thirteen years, the Eighteenth Amendment prohibited the making, selling, or transportation of ?intoxicating liquors,?... more...
- 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...
- Ulysses Press 2013; US$ 14.95
A STEP-BY-STEP, DON'T-OVERLOOK-ANYTHING WORKBOOK OF DIY PROJECTS THAT PREPARE HOME AND FAMILY FOR ANY LIFE-THREATENING CATASTROPHE From earthquakes, tornadoes and hurricanes to floods, wildfires and even civil strife, disasters threaten your home and safety no matter where you live. Fortunately, The Prepper?s Workbook offers step-by-step instructions... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 32.66
Die konfessionelle Identität der diakonisch-caritativen Einrichtungen wurde im Zuge der Verrechtlichung, der Professionalisierung und nicht zuletzt des starken quantitativen Ausbaus der sozialen Arbeit seit den 1960er Jahren zunehmend fragwürdig. In diesem Kontext avancierte das Paradigma des "Dienstes" zum Leitbild im Selbstverständnis beider... more...