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  • The Disaster Preparedness Handbookby Arthur T. Bradley

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99

    Ninety-nine percent of the time, the world spins like a top, the skies are clear, and your refrigerator is full of good food. But the world is a volatile place—storms rage, fires burn, and diseases spread. No one is ever completely safe. Humans live as part of a very complex ecosystem that is unpredictable and merciless. Could you protect your family... more...

  • Positive Drinkingby Kevin Laye

    Hay House 2010; US$ 14.95

    Do you sometimes worry that you drink too much?Do you wonder why you rely on alcohol to relax or have fun?Think of what having control over this will do for both your health and your wealth!Most people wonder at some point if their relationship with alcohol is a positive one and feel guilty that 'just the one' more often turns into 'just... more...

  • Disaster Managementby Alejandro López-Carresi; Maureen Fordham; Ben Wisner; Ilan Kelman; Jc Gaillard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    There is a perennial gap between theory and practice, between academia and active professionals in the field of disaster management. This gap means that valuable lessons are not learned and people die or suffer as a result. This book opens a dialogue between theory and practice. It offers vital lessons to practitioners from scholarship on natural... more...

  • Peacekeeping and the UN Agenciesby Jim Whitman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    This book is a long overdue assessment of the role of the UN specialized Agencies in peacekeeping operations. Special emphasis is given to that most vexed category, 'complex emergencies', invloving entrapped or victimized civilian populations and a plethora of UN national military and NGO actors.While based on the full range of recent history, the... more...

  • Ethics for Addiction Professionalsby Jennifer D. Berton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 44.00 US$ 39.60

    Guidance for addiction counselors in understanding and applying ethical standards Filled with proven strategies to help you examine your current practice for ethical snags and refresh your ethical thinking, Ethics for Addiction Professionals leads you in examining, building, and rebuilding aspects of your ethical practice with the goal of helping... more...

  • Understanding the Self-Help Organizationby Thomas J. Powell

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 45.00

    This volume provides comprehensive coverage of self-help organizations, which in the United States alone involve over seven million people, from small local groups to major national organizations such as Alcoholics Anonymous. The focus is on three critical areas: public policy and self-help; participation, particularly by minorities, in self-help;... more...

  • Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacificby Ian Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This book uses two international frameworks—the Millennium Development Goals and the Hyogo Framework for Action, a program focused on disaster risk management—to study the key trends in the region in terms of disaster incidence, sources of vulnerability and social and economic challenges. As both frameworks draw to a close, international debate is... more...

  • Badass Survival Secretsby James Henry

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99

    History is filled with incredible stories of the mountain men, experts in survival who relied on nothing except their own skills and ingenuity. If you want to learn to be one of them, then this is the book for you. Badass Survival Secrets will introduce you to everything that you need to be a modern day mountain man. You’ll learn how to construct... more...

  • Dealing with Disaster: Public Management in Crisis Situationsby Saundra K. Schneider

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Now updated with examples through 2010, this classic study examines the disruptive effects of disasters on patterns of human behavior and the operations of government, and the conditions under which even relatively minor crises can lead to system breakdown. 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...