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- Hazelden Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
Discover how the author of The Little Red Book --and the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous--brought its enduring wisdom to millions in recovery. Inspired by Step Twelve--to "carry the message" to others--AA visionary Ed Webster began in the 1940s to compile some Twelve Step insights for newcomers to the Fellowship, using his home group as a sounding... 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99
Introduction What is catastrophe? The organization of this book Some useful disctinctions 1. What are the catastrohpic risks, and how catastrophic are they? Natural catastrophes Scientific accidents Other unintended man-made catastrophes Intentional catastrophes Catastrophic synergies and lesser-included catastrophes 2. Why so little is being done... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This book explores the interactions of theories of risk with natural disasters, health crises, and crises in the areas of science and technology. Using organizational frameworks developed exclusively by the author, it provides a series of best practices and lessons related to each of the emergency and crisis situations covered. These lessons will assist... more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 350.00
"... As crisis management is a relatively new subject area this encyclopedia will prove to be a useful tool in gaining an understanding of the various topics. Given the number and length of the entries, the content is also robust..." more...
- SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 108.00
This volume provides comprehensive coverage of self-help organizations, which in the United States alone involve over seven million people, from small local groups to major national organizations such as Alcoholics Anonymous. The focus is on three critical areas: public policy and self-help; participation, particularly by minorities, in self-help;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 260.00
The Companion on Humanitarian Action addresses the political, ethical, legal and practical issues which influence reactions to humanitarian crisis. It does so by exploring the daily dilemmas faced by a range of actors, including policy makers, aid workers, the private sector and the beneficiaries of aid and by challenging common perceptions regarding... more...
Een structuur van een Raad voor onafhankelijk onderzoek naar gevaar voor de veiligheid [Structure of a Board to Independently Investigate Real and Possible Threats to Safety]RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This report contains the results of a RAND Europe research project undertaken for the multidepart-mental project team "Project Independent Investigation of Disasters and Accidents" (PRO for its Dutch name Project Onafhankelijk Onderzoek Rampen en Ongevallen), organized under the Directorate General for Public Order and Safety of the Dutch Ministry... more...