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  • Why Haiti Needs New Narrativesby Gina Athena Ulysse; Robin D. G. Kelley

    Wesleyan University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    A Haitian-American anthropologist makes sense of her homeland in the wake of the 2010 earthquake more...

  • Bread from Stonesby Keith David Watenpaugh

    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...

  • Management in der Sozialen Arbeitby Rudolf Bieker; Edeltraud Vomberg

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 26.21

    Das Management der Sozialen Arbeit betrifft nicht nur die Führungskräfte sozialer Dienste und Einrichtungen, es durchdringt auch den gesamten Arbeitsalltag der Fachkräfte an der Basis. Sozialarbeiter/innen sind ebenso Adressat/inn/en wie Akteure systematisch gesteuerter Unternehmensprozesse auf den diversen Bühnen des Sozialmanagements: Organisationsgestaltung... more...

  • Engaging the Public to Fight the Consequences of Terrorism and Disastersby I. Apostol; J. Mamasakhlisi; D. Subotta

    IOS Press 2015; US$ 196.00

    Governments must work tirelessly to update their preparedness for dealing with natural and man-made disasters, as well as taking account of the increasingly present threat of terrorism. Efficient international cooperation is key to achieving safety and internationalizing security policy. This book presents the proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research... more...

  • Challenging Corporate Social Responsibilityby Jessalynn R. Strauss

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become increasingly widespread, as businesses seek to incorporate socially responsible behaviors while still being accountable to shareholders. Indeed some research has suggested that CSR in itself can form the basis of good PR by promoting consumers? purchase decisions. Arguing that this... more...

  • Animals and the Environmentby Lisa Kemmerer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. This diverse collection of essays highlights common ground between earth and animal advocates, most notably the protection... more...

  • Rape Culture and Spiritual Violenceby Gina Messina-Dysert

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence examines sexual violence against women, how religion and society contribute to a rape culture, and the extreme suffering endured by rape victims as a result. Using the testimony of women who have experienced both rape and the consequences of rape culture?from a range of religious, cultural, ethnic, and social... more...

  • The Chinese Heroin Tradeby Sheldon X. Zhang; Ko-lin Chin

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 44.00

    In a country long associated with the trade in opiates, the Chinese government has for decades applied extreme measures to curtail the spread of illicit drugs, only to find that the problem has worsened. Burma is blamed as the major producer of illicit drugs and conduit for the entry of drugs into China. Which organizations are behind the heroin trade?... more...

  • An Introduction to Benford's Lawby Arno Berger; Theodore P. Hill

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 75.00

    This book provides the first comprehensive treatment of Benford?s law, the surprising logarithmic distribution of significant digits discovered in the late nineteenth century. Establishing the mathematical and statistical principles that underpin this intriguing phenomenon, the text combines up-to-date theoretical results with overviews of the law?s... more...