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- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99
These case studies complement the earlier groundbreaking work of Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis published in April 2005. Three case studies address specific hazards: landslides, storm surges and drought. An additional, three case studies address regional multi-hazard situations in Sri Lanka, the Tana River basin in Kenya, and the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00
From Colombia to Northern Ireland, from South Africa to the United States. All around the world, youth violence—defined as violence committed by or against individuals ages 10–29—is occurring with alarming frequency; 565 young people die every day as a result of interpersonal assaults. What can be done to end this needless violence?| more...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 34.99
Accountability has become a buzzword in international development. Development actors appear to delight in announcing their intention to ?promote accountability??but it is often unclear what accountability is and how it can be promoted. This book addresses some questions that are crucial to understanding accountability and for understanding why accountability... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 45.00
This volume offers new and fascinating insights into some of the most urgent and relevant dimensions of violence in our time. Specialists from a broad range of disciplines explore some of the reasons and ways in which humans choose to harm one another. The two sections of the book engage a common theme, namely how ideological constructions influence,... more...
- Policy Press 2011; US$ 20.00
Danny Dorling claims in this timely book that in rich countries inequality is now caused by unacknowledged beliefs which propagate it. Hard-hitting and uncompromising in its call to action, this is essential reading for everyone concerned with social justice. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 54.99
The politics of the Third Way reflects an attempt by many contemporary social democracies to forge a new political settlement which is fitted to the conditions of a modern society and new global economy, but which retains the goals of social cohesion and egalitarianism. It seeks to differentiate itself as distinct from the political ideologies of the... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2010; US$ 13.99
Bob Woodward's new book draws from hundreds of interviews with key administration figures, their deputies and other firsthand sources. In addition, the book is based on extensive documentation, including internal memos, letters, chronologies and meeting notes. It will focus on national security, especially the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the fight... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2008; US$ 13.99
Raised a Muslim but increasingly outraged by her religion's hostility towards women, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has now become one of today's most talked-about, admired and controversial political figures because of her desire to free women from an oppressive Muslim culture. Her bestselling collection of essays, THE CAGED VIRGIN, now available in English for... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2008; US$ 12.99
The invasion of Iraq by American, British and other coalition forces has indeed transformed the Middle East, but not as the Bush and Blair administrations had imagined. It is Iran, not Western-style democracy, that has emerged as the big winner, creating a Tehran-Baghdad axis that would have been unthinkable before the war. THE END OF IRAQ is the definitive... more...