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- Wiley 2013; US$ 35.00
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...
- 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...
- IT Governance Ltd 2014; US$ 55.00
Learn how to build a business continuity plan to protect your organisation when things go wrong. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
This book uses two international frameworks?the Millennium Development Goals and the Hyogo Framework for Action, a program focused on disaster risk management?to study the key trends in the region in terms of disaster incidence, sources of vulnerability and social and economic challenges. As both frameworks draw to a close, international debate is... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 15.95
Blunt, witty and honest, Tess Regan's collection of short stories, poems and illustrations tell a personal tale of alcoholism, Asperger's syndrome and an unusual spiritual journey. They will be invaluable reading for anyone on the autism spectrum dealing with alcoholism or mental illness, their friends, family and the associated professionals. more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 17.73
Im europäischen Vergleich liegen deutsche Jugendliche hinsichtlich des Alkoholkonsums mit an der Spitze. Man geht davon aus, dass etwa 160 000 Kinder und Jugendliche entweder bereits alkoholabhängig oder zumindest stark gefährdet sind. Ein besorgniserregender Trend geht dabei in Richtung einer Zunahme riskanter Trinkmuster. Das Buch zeigt den aktuellen... 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...
- 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...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 17.99
Stay Safe in the City Here's the book that won't advise you to flee the city and set up a homestead to avoid potential disasters. With many other survival-planning resources emphasizing that approach, urban dwellers that plan to stay put in the city, no matter the circumstances, have been overlooked. Not only do 58 percent of Americans live in cities,... more...