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- 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...
- Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 15.95
Ingenious tips, tricks, and techniques for turning ordinary objects into survival gear When a catastrophic event knocks out power, water, and other vital services, an entirely new set of tools and supplies will become vital for day-to-day survival. This book teaches readers how to improvise solutions for the scarcities, deficiencies, and dangers... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95
Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management introduces readers to mitigation, one of the four foundational phases of emergency management, and to the hazard mitigation planning process. Authors Islam and Ryan review the hazard mitigation framework in both private sector and governmental agencies, covering the regulatory and legal frameworks for... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00
There are pockets of research activities being conducted in specific areas of crisis and emergency management such as post-disaster recovery, emergency management, incident management and organizational resilience, but there is a need to bring together these approaches to learn from each other. The researchers who are working on these important themes... more...
- Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 15.95
A complete, step-by-step guide to preparing yourself and your community to aid first responders during a disaster situation Nothing brings out the best in neighbors more than facing a catastrophe together. But don?t wait till the disaster is upon you. This book shows how you can work together today to protect the lives and homes of all the families... more...
- OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 49.00
Alcoholic beverages, and their harmful use, have been familiar fixtures in human societies since the beginning of recorded history. Worldwide, alcohol is a leading cause of ill health and premature mortality. It accounts for 1 in 17 deaths, and for a significant proportion of disabilities, especially in men. In OECD countries, alcohol consumption is... more...
- 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...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Bread from Stones, a highly anticipated book from historian Keith David Watenpaugh, breaks new ground in analyzing the theory and practice of modern humanitarianism. Genocide and mass violence, human trafficking, and the forced displacement of millions in the early twentieth century Eastern Mediterranean form the background for this exploration of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 56.95
Why did the people of the Zambesi Delta affected by severe flooding return early to their homes or even choose to not evacuate? How is the forced resettlement of small-scale farmers living along the foothills of an active volcano on the Philippines impacting on their day-to-day livelihood routines? Making sense of such questions and observations is... more...