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  • Spaces of Aidby Lisa Smirl

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 28.95

    A landmark work that - through analysing the three key symbolic sites of the grand hotel, the SUV and the compound - shows why we urgently need to think differently about humanitarian theory and practice. 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...

  • Disaster Response and Recoveryby David A. McEntire

    Wiley 2015; US$ 69.95

    Provides an overview of the various types of disasters that may occur, the myriad of actors that are involved in emergency management, and the diverse theoretical frameworks from which post-disaster activities may be approached. • Includes updated chapters keeping the material fresh and accessible while incorporating recent changes in policy... 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...

  • Disaster Preparedness NYCby Olivia Maria Jovine; Vicki Ford

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95

    If you live in New York City, you know this great city has seen and recovered from many disasters of every scale. But if the next Hurricane Sandy, 9/11, blizzard, power outage, fire, or heat wave hits your borough, would you be ready? With Disaster Preparedness NYC , learn what it takes to be prepared and react to disaster. This book is the go-to... more...

  • Introduction to International Disaster Managementby Damon P. Coppola

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    Introduction to International Disaster Management, Third Edition , continues to serve as the leading comprehensive overview of global emergency management. This edition provides practitioners and students alike with a comprehensive understanding of the disaster management profession by utilizing a global perspective and including the different sources... more...

  • The Role of Regional Organizations in Disaster Risk Managementby Simon Hollis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    The use of regional organizations to mitigate and respond to disasters has become a global trend. This book examines the role regional organizations play in managing disaster risk through a comparative study of ten regional organizations, demonstrating their current limitations and future potential. 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 and Emergency Managementby Ali Farazmand

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    More than 12 years have passed since the publication of the first edition of Crisis and Emergency Management . During that time numerous disasters?from 9/11 to massive earthquakes in Iran and China, to the giant Asian Tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and the Fukushima Tsunami and ensuing nuclear meltdown?have changed the way we manage catastrophic events.... more...

  • Emergency Management and Social Intelligenceby Charna R. Epstein; Ameya Pawar; Scott. C. Simon

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    For effective preparedness, emergency managers must comprehend how a disaster impacts not only the physical infrastructure of the affected community but also the population. They must understand how the people interact with one another, how they interact with government, and how they react to the disaster event. In other words, they must have social... more...