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  • 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...

  • PLANNING URBAN DISASTER RECOVERYby Mark Kammerbauer

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2013; US$ 49.33

    In 2005 Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans. The (near-) complete evacuation of the city led to the nation-wide dislocation of vulnerable citizens. Today, its reconstruction and recovery seems to be 'uneven'. The author views urban disaster recovery as an interaction of particular spatial, institutional, and social aspects. Uneven... more...

  • Using Social Marketing for Public Emergency Preparednessby Nancy Meyer-Emerick

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Less than half of the public in the U.S. have taken the three steps to prepare for emergencies that are recommended by FEMA and the Red Cross: having a 3-day emergency kit, a family communication plan, and knowing where to get information during an emergency. Although emergency managers attempt to train the public, often they are only able to distribute... more...

  • Carl Jung and Alcoholics Anonymousby Ian McCabe

    Karnac Books 2015; US$ 21.95

    "Show me a drunk and I'll show you someone in search of God", is a saying that could be derived from Carl Jung. Jung wrote to Bill Wilson, founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.), about his understanding of Rowland Hazard's alcoholism: "His craving for alcohol was the equivalent, on a low level, of the spiritual thirst of our being for wholeness, expressed... more...

  • Rethinking Drinking and Sportby Dr Catherine Palmer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Rethinking Drinking and Sport examines the complex nature of sport-related drinking. With close attention to the contradictory nature of sport-related drinking, this book considers both 'the problem' of drinking in sport, as well as some of the issues for treatment and recovery that sports-related drinking presents. Bringing together a range of methodological... 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... 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...

  • The Consequences of Alcoholismby Marc Galanter

    Springer US 2006; Not Available

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...