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  • Criminological Theoriesby Ronald L. Akers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    In Criminological Theories , the noted criminologist Ronald Akers provides thorough description, discussion, and appraisal of the leading theories of crime/delinquent behavior and law/criminal justice - the origin and history of each theory and its contemporary developments and adherents. Akers offers a clear explanation of each theory (the central... more...

  • Inside the Criminal Mindby Stanton Samenow

    Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 26.00

    Long-held myths defining the sources of and cures for crime are shattered in this ground-breaking book--and a chilling profile of today's criminal emerges. more...

  • In the Wake of Disasterby Harold G Koenig

    Templeton Press 2008; US$ 9.99

    In a timely book with a powerful and persuasive message, Dr. Harold G. Koenig addresses federal, state, and local government policy leaders, urging them to more fully integrate religious organizations into the formal disaster response system, and he then provides recommendations on how this can effectively be done. Koenig also advocates faith communities... more...

  • Deep Fieldby Tom Bamforth

    Hardie Grant Books 2014; US$ 8.99

    ‘Deep Field’ is a UN term for humanitarian operations that take place in extremis - amid the destruction caused by war and natural disaster. In Deep Field: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Aid Relief Australian aid worker Tom Bamforth takes you with him as he responds to the challenges of delivering humanitarian aid under extreme circumstances... more...

  • The Edge of Disasterby Stephen Flynn

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 25.95

    Why do we remain unprepared for the next terrorist attack or natural disaster? Where are we most vulnerable? How have we allowed our government to be so negligent? Who will keep you and your family safe? Is America living on borrowed time? How can we become a more resilient nation? Americans are in denial when it comes to facing up to how vulnerable... more...

  • Supporting the Private Sector and Social Partners in Response to Conflicts and Natural Disastersby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Focuses on ways of coping with socio-economic and employment challenges of responding to crises arising from natural disaster, man-made catastrophe, or war. Reports on best practices and new avenues for crisis response and early warning, with examples from 14 developing countries around the world. more...

  • Disaster Responseby Fred C. Pampel

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00

    It is impossible to ignore the relentless media reports of various human-made and natural disasters and the constant threats they pose to our society. Beyond the news headlines, recent disasters have prompted the restructuring of the U.S. government, namely the formation of the Department of Homeland Security and the reorganization of the Federal Emergency... more...

  • 5 ans de réponse aux catastrophesby Marcel-M. Boucher

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1996; US$ 18.75

    En présentant diverses expériences vécues en situation de crises ou de catastrophes, ce volume s'adresse à toute personne qui de près ou de loin joue un rôle dans la réponse aux grandes urgences : les responsables des services d'incendie, de police, de communication, de sécurité civile, les médecins,... more...

  • Drogenabhängigkeit Minderjähriger - eine Diskussion zwischen Autonomie des Subjekts und Verantwortung der Gesellschaftby Gerlinde Kosits

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 35.63

    Hauptbeschreibung Motivation für die vorliegende Arbeit war die in der eigenen Berufstätigkeit oft erlebte Hilflosigkeit und Ohnmacht angesichts schwer drogenabhängiger Jugendlicher, die im Rahmen der Jugendwohlfahrt sozialpädagogisch betreut wurden und werden. Unter den gegebenen rechtlichen wie institutionellen Rahmenbedingungen erweist es sich... more...

  • Tilidin - Ein Medikament als Drogeby Britta Greschke

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 35.63

    Hauptbeschreibung Tilidin zu gebrauchen ist nicht neu. Bereits in den 70er Jahren untersuchte ein Hamburger Drogentherapeut den Mißbrauch von Valoron. In den 80er Jahren wurde nachgewiesen, dass der Entzug von Valoron dem von Heroin identisch sein soll. Aus diesem Grund wurde dem tilidinhaltigen Arzneimittel Naloxon zugesetzt, um den intravenösen... more...