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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00
The book seeks to understand how societies and cultures deal with disaster and the rhetorical means they resort to in order to represent it. Since culture, the media and the arts deal with the perception and the processing of catastrophe, what kind of social knowledge does this process produce and how does it contribute to the sustainable... more...
Jugendliche und Alkoholbeschaffung - Welche Auswirkungen haben Alkoholtestkäufe auf das Kauf- und Verkaufsverhalten?Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 37.03
Hinsichtlich der Alkoholprävention bei Jugendlichen geraten seit geraumer Zeit verhältnispräventive Ansätze zur Einschränkung des Erwerbs von Alkohol durch Jugendliche ins Blickfeld der Betrachtungen. Studien fordern eine strikte Überwachung bzw. strengere Kontrollen, da vor allem die Verfügbarkeit alkoholischer Getränke Einfluss auf das tatsächliche... more...
- SPCK 2010; US$ 11.65
Problem drinkers destroy not just themselves but their loved ones. Millions of families are trapped by alcohol-related problems such as relationship breakdown, illness, child abuse, domestic violence, sexual problems, and major mental health problems including depression. Living with a Problem Drinker analyses the family dynamics linked with excess,... more...
- 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...
- Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2013; US$ 49.33
In 2005 Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans. The (near-) complete evacuation of the city led to the nation-wide dislocation of vulnerable citizens. Today, its reconstruction and recovery seems to be 'uneven'. The author views urban disaster recovery as an interaction of particular spatial, institutional, and social aspects. Uneven... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...