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Alcoholism. Intemperance. Temperance reform

  • Disaster Response and Recoveryby David A. McEntire

    Wiley 2015; US$ 69.95

    Provides an overview of the various types of disasters that mayoccur, the myriad of actors that are involved in emergencymanagement, and the diverse theoretical frameworks from whichpost-disaster activities may be approached. ? Includes updated chapters keeping the material freshand accessible while incorporating recent changes in policy and newresearch... 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...

  • 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...

  • Physical Security and Environmental Protectionby John Perdikaris

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    Manage a Hazard or Threat Effectively and Prevent It from Becoming a Disaster When disaster strikes, it can present challenges to those caught off guard, leaving them to cope with the fallout. Adopting a risk management approach to addressing threats, vulnerability, and risk assessments is critical to those on the frontline. Developed with... more...

  • Hazards Analysisby John C. Pine

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    The impacts of natural and man-made disasters have increased exponentially over the past few decades. Moreover, with our global interconnectedness and the growing scale of disasters, today's catastrophic disasters can have regional, national, and even global economic consequences. Following in the tradition of the successful first edition, Hazards... more...

  • Long-Term Community Recovery from Natural Disastersby Lucy A. Arendt; Daniel J Alesch

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95

    Today, governmental efforts at long-term community recovery from a natural disaster consist primarily of rebuilding the physical artifact of the community. This entails reestablishing vital community services and infrastructure and creating housing to replace that which has been lost. While restoring the built environment of a disaster area is essential,... more...

  • Digital Humanitariansby Patrick Meier

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 29.95

    This gripping real-time drama is set against the the devastation of the Haiti earthquake. The author, a pioneer of digital humanitarianism, didn?t stay idle long. Within hours, from his laptop, he?d assembled a global network of volunteers to collect, analyze, sift through, map, and relay accurate information from survivors on the ground voicing cries... more...