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  • Transnational Women's Activismby Rumi Yasutake

    NYU Press 2004; US$ 40.00

    Following landmark trade agreements between Japan and the United States in the 1850s, Tokyo began importing a unique American commodity: Western social activism. As Japan sought to secure its future as a commercial power and American women pursued avenues of political expression, Protestant church-women and, later, members of the Women's Christian... more...

  • Living with a Problem Drinkerby Rolande Anderson

    SPCK 2010; US$ 9.99

    Problem drinkers destroy not just themselves but their loved ones. Millions of families are trapped by alcohol-related problems such as relationship breakdown, illness, child abuse, domestic violence, sexual problems, and major mental health problems including depression. Living with a Problem Drinker analyses the family dynamics linked with excess,... more...

  • On Divine Therapyby Thomas Keating

    Lantern Books 2012; US$ 2.99

    Father Thomas Keating is the founder of the Centering Prayer movement, based on the retreat into the “inner room” mentioned by Jesus in Matthew 6:6, where the individual is able to meet God. From the book Manifesting God, Father Keating explains the process of divine therapy and the process of purification in contemplative prayer. more...

  • Correlation Between Human Factors and the Prevention of Disastersby D.L. Barry; W.G. Coldewey; D.W.G. Reimer

    IOS Press 2012; US$ 196.00

    The nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl power plant, devastating floods, landslides, droughts, the erosion of tailings dams and desertification are just some of the natural and manmade disasters which have afflicted the Ukraine and neighboring countries in recent years. It is therefore entirely appropriate that the NATO Advanced Research Workshop (ARW),... more...

  • Accountability in Crises and Public Trust in Governing Institutionsby Lina Svedin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book examines how efforts to exert accountability in crises affect public trust in governing institutions. Using Sweden as the case study, this book provides a framework to analyse accountability in crises and looks at how this affects trust in government. Crises test the fabric of governing institutions. Threatening core societal values, they... more...

  • Deadly Desiresby Julie Lokis-Adkins

    Karnac Books 2013; US$ 24.99

    During the fin-de-siecle, stories about hysterical women filled the air of Paris and the novels emerging during this era conveyed this hysteria and openly portrayed the symptoms of the women being treated at the Salpetiere. This book examines the emergence of hysterical discourse and its influence on women's writing, specifically focusing on the presentation... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Crisis Managementby K. Bradley Penuel; Matt Statler; Ryan Hagen

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 328.00

    The Encyclopedia of Crisis Management comprehensively overviews concepts and techniques for effectively assessing, analyzing, managing and resolving crises, whether they be organizational, business, community or political. more...

  • Gender, Development and Disastersby S. Bradshaw

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    The need to 'disaster proof' development is increasingly recognised by development agencies, as is the need to engender both development and disaster response. This unique book explores what these processes mean for development and disasters in practice. Sarah Bradshaw critically examines key notions, such as gender, vulnerability, risk, and... more...

  • 52 Prepper Projectsby David Nash; James Talmage "Dr Prepper" Stevens

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99

    Are you and your family self-reliant? Will you be able to provide for them and keep them safe? The best way to prepare for the future is not through fancy tools and gadgets—it’s experience and knowledge that will best equip you to handle the unexpected. Everyone begins somewhere, especially with disaster preparedness. In 52 Prepper's Projects ,... more...

  • The Prepper's Workbookby Scott B. Williams; Scott Finazzo

    Ulysses Press 2013; US$ 14.99

    A STEP-BY-STEP, DON'T-OVERLOOK-ANYTHING WORKBOOK OF DIY PROJECTS THAT PREPARE HOME AND FAMILY FOR ANY LIFE-THREATENING CATASTROPHE From earthquakes, tornadoes, and hurricanes to floods, wildfires, and even civil strife, disasters threaten your home and safety no matter where you live. Fortunately, The Prepper’s Workbook offers step-by-step instructions... more...