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  • Contingency Planning and Disaster Recoveryby Donna R. Childs; Stefan Dietrich

    Wiley 2003; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67

    Improve business efficiency, eliminate day-to-day mishaps, and prepare for the worst-with effective disaster contingency planning Working in lower Manhattan on September 11th, 2001, Donna Childs became keenly aware of the need for small businesses to develop disaster contingency plans and grateful that her own business had implemented such plans... more...

  • The Consequences of Alcoholismby Marc Galanter

    Springer US 2006; US$ 209.00

    From the President of the Research Society on Alcoholism On behalf of the Research Society on Alcoholism, I am pleased to introduce this 14th volume of Recent Developments in Alcoholism about the consequences of alcoholism. Current concepts are presented in well-organized sections that focus on the medical, neuropsychiatric, economic, and biobehavioral... more...

  • Recovery from the Indian Ocean Tsunami Disasterby Rajib Shaw

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    A collection of articles published a year after the 26th December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami outlining how the recovery process has been taking place. more...

  • Patronage or Partnershipby Ian Smillie

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00

    Much has been written about the need to build local capacities in emergency and postemergency situations. Many relief programs, however, remain characterized by externality: in their funding, accountabilities, approach to management, and dependence upon expatriate staff. Reality often flies in the face of stated policy and good intentions. In reality,... more...

  • The control of fuddle and flashby J.-W. Gerritsen

    BRILL 2000; US$ 74.00

    A historical and comparative overview describing the regulations of the use of alcohol and drugs (opiates) in the USA, the UK and the Netherlands. It explains the conditions, causes and consequences of the various regulatory regimes and provides insights into their political economy. more...

  • The Edge of Disasterby Stephen Flynn

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 25.95

    Why do we remain unprepared for the next terrorist attack or natural disaster? Where are we most vulnerable? How have we allowed our government to be so negligent? Who will keep you and your family safe? Is America living on borrowed time? How can we become a more resilient nation? Americans are in denial when it comes to facing up to how vulnerable... more...

  • The Welfare State East and Westby Richard Rose; Rei Shiratori

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    This unique, comparative examination of the different ways in which modern democratic societies provide welfare today focuses on the welfare strategies and experiences of the U.S., Japan, Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, and Israel, discussing each society's ideas about the best way for the state, the market, and the household to contribute to... more...

  • Framework for Alcohol Policy in WHO European Regionby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 13.50

    The European Region is the WHO region with the highest alcohol intake in the world. Not only per capita consumption but also the disease burden from alcohol are twice the world average. Alcohol is the third-largest risk factor for death and disability in the Region and the largest risk factor among young people. The framework for alcohol policy in... more...

  • Global Status Reportby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 54.00

    The Global Status Report on Alcohol 2004 is a new edition of the Report published by WHO in 1999. This edition provides an update of the role of alcohol in global health and contains data not found in the earlier edition. The Report seeks to document what is known about alcohol consumption and drinking patterns among various population groups, alcohol's... more...

  • Scientific Networking and the Global Health Network Supercourseby R. LaPorte; F. Linkov

    IOS Press 2006; US$ 183.00

    Natural and man-made disasters, like floods and eruptions of volcanoes, have tormented mankind since antiquity. Despite all the warning signs, it is certain that when the eruption of Vesuvius started on the morning of 24 August, CE 79, it caught the local population of Pompeii utterly unprepared for the major disaster that ultimately ruined the entire... more...