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  • 52 Prepper Projectsby David Nash; James Talmage "Dr Prepper" Stevens

    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...

  • Prohibitionby Edward Behr

    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...

  • The Disaster Preparedness Handbookby Arthur T. Bradley

    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...

  • 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...

  • Crisis and Emergency Managementby Ali Farazmand

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    More than 12 years have passed since the publication of the first edition of Crisis and Emergency Management . During that time numerous disasters?from 9/11 to massive earthquakes in Iran and China, to the giant Asian Tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and the Fukushima Tsunami and ensuing nuclear meltdown?have changed the way we manage catastrophic events.... more...

  • Disaster Managementby Alejandro López-Carresi; Maureen Fordham; Ben Wisner; Ilan Kelman; JC Gaillard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95

    There is a perennial gap between theory and practice, between academia and active professionals in the field. In 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. 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...

  • Sicher und versichert in der Freiwilligen Feuerwehrby Dirk Astheimer; Frank Obergöker; Anke Siegle

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 25.52

    Hauptbeschreibung Angehörige der Freiwilligen Feuerwehr setzen bei Einsätzen nicht selten ihr eigenes Leben aufs Spiel, um andere Menschen zu retten, Brände zu bekämpfen und Eigentum zu schützen. Aber wie steht es eigentlich um ihre Sicherheit? Wie kann der Feuerwehrdienst sicherer gemacht werden und was ist, wenn trotzdem etwas passiert? In diesem... more...

  • Abschied von der konfessionellen Identität?by Katharina Kunter; Andreas Henkelmann; Traugott Jähnichen; Uwe Kaminsky

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 40.27

    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...

  • Alkoholfolgekrankheitenby K. Jahn; M. Maschke; K. F. Mann; Christian Gerloff; Thomas Brandt; Hans-Christoph Diener

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 11.50

    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 und erweiterte Neuauflage vor. Durch die thematische Neuausrichtung einzelner Beiträge, z. B. zur transienten globalen Amnesie oder... more...