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- 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$ 33.37
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.98
There is a perennial gap between theory and practice, between academia and active professionals in the field of disaster management. This gap means that valuable lessons are not learned and people die or suffer as a result. This book opens a dialogue between theory and practice. It offers vital lessons to practitioners from scholarship on natural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
This book is a long overdue assessment of the role of the UN specialized Agencies in peacekeeping operations. Special emphasis is given to that most vexed category, 'complex emergencies', invloving entrapped or victimized civilian populations and a plethora of UN national military and NGO actors.While based on the full range of recent history, the... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 40.00
Guidance for addiction counselors in understanding and applying ethical standards Filled with proven strategies to help you examine your current practice for ethical snags and refresh your ethical thinking, Ethics for Addiction Professionals leads you in examining, building, and rebuilding aspects of your ethical practice with the goal of helping... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 9.53
Dieses Buch enthält den Artikel: Alkoholfolgekrankheiten aus dem Sammelband: Therapie und Verlauf neurologischer Erkrankungen. Das große Referenz- und Facharztbuch zur klinischen Neurologie liegt hiermit unter der Federführung der international renommierten Herausgeber und der Mitarbeit von über 140 Fachexperten als eine vollständig überarbeitete... more...
- 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...
- 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...