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  • Der Steuerversteherby Hans W. Fröhlich

    Stiftung Warentest 2014; US$ 8.07

    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...

  • The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Actionby Roger Mac Ginty; Jenny H Peterson

    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...

  • Biopolitics, Governmentality and Humanitarianismby Volha Piotukh

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    This book critically analyses the changing role and nature of post-Cold War humanitarianism, using Foucault's theories of biopolitics and governmentality. It offers a compelling and insightful interpretation of the policies and practices associated with ?new humanitarianism in general, as well as of the dynamics of two specific international assistance... 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...

  • 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]by James P. Kahan; Erik J. Frinking; Han de Vries

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...