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  • Dealing with Disaster: Public Management in Crisis Situationsby Saundra K. Schneider

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Now updated with examples through 2010, this classic study examines the disruptive effects of disasters on patterns of human behavior and the operations of government, and the conditions under which even relatively minor crises can lead to system breakdown. more...

  • Jugendliche und Alkoholbeschaffung - Welche Auswirkungen haben Alkoholtestkäufe auf das Kauf- und Verkaufsverhalten?by Thorsten Massinger

    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...

  • Der Steuerversteher 2015by Hans W. Fröhlich

    Stiftung Warentest 2014; US$ 8.64

    Es gibt 1000 und einen Steuertipp, mindestens. Aber der, den man gerade sucht, ist nur selten zur Hand. Dieses praktische, kleine Buch öffnet einen anderen Weg. Hier sind die wichtigsten Begriffe und Tipps für "Otto Normalsteuerzahler" übersichtlich und in alphabetischer Reihenfolge versammelt. Von A wie "Abfindung kassieren" bis... more...

  • Temperance And Racismby David M. Fahey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    One hundred twenty years ago, the Independent Order of Good Templars was the world's largest, most militant, and most evangelical organization hostile to alcoholic drink. Standing in the forefront of the international temperance movement, it was recognized worldwide as a potent social and moral force. Temperance and Racism restores the Templars,... more...

  • Crisis, Disaster and Risk: Institutional Response and Emergenceby Kyle Farmbry

    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...

  • Unwelcome Inheritanceby Lisa Sue Woititz; Dr. Janet G. Woititz

    Hazelden Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95

    Parents affected by addiction can enable their children?s substance abuse and even model addictive behaviors learned from their own parents, passing the cycle on from generation to generation. Learn what you can do to help yourself, your children, and future generations break the cycle of addiction and addictive behaviors. Having grown up with... more...

  • Designing Resilienceby Louise K. Comfort; Arjen Boin; Chris C. Demchak

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    In the wake of severe climatic events and terrorist acts, and the emergence of dangerous technologies, communities, nations, and global organizations have diligently sought to create strategies to prepare for such events. Designing Resilience presents case studies of extreme events and analyzes the ability of affected individuals, institutions,... more...

  • Das japanische Desasterby Johannes Hano

    Herder Verlag 2011; US$ 10.49

    Erdbeben, Tsunami und Reaktor-Gau - das hochtechnisierte Japan ist über Nacht in ein Katastrophengebiet verwandelt worden. Fukushima steht für die Unkontrollierbarkeit einer Risikotechnologie und hat tiefgreifende politische und gesellschaftliche Veränderungsprozesse auch in Deutschland hervorgerufen. Das Schicksal und die Tapferkeit der japanischen... more...

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

    Wiley 2003; US$ 70.00

    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 and... more...

  • The End of the Welfare State?by Stefan Svallfors; Peter Taylor-Gooby

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Throughout the world, politicians from all the main parties are cutting back on state welfare provision, encouraging people to use the private sector instead and developing increasingly stringent techniques for the surveillance of the poor. Almost all experts agree that we are likely to see further constraints on state welfare in the 21st Century.... more...