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  • Environment Disaster Linkagesby Rajib Shaw; Phong Tran

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 160.99

    This is one of the first books to focus on explicit linkages between the changing environment and disasters and suggests proactive approaches towards disaster management. A ready-reference for field practitioners it covers areas such as elements of environmental entry, impacts of environment and disaster, strategies, planning and the way forward. more...

  • Getting Wastedby Thomas Vander Ven

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    Most American college campuses are home to a vibrant drinking scene where students frequently get wasted, train-wrecked, obliterated, hammered, destroyed, and decimated. The terms that university students most commonly use to describe severe alcohol intoxication share a common theme: destruction, and even after repeated embarrassing, physically unpleasant,... more...

  • Children of Alcoholismby Barbara L. Wood

    NYU Press 1987; US$ 26.00

    In this sensitive and richly rewarding book Barbara L. Wood, a clinician with many years' experience working with adult children of the chemically dependent, gives clinicians informed and practical advice on how to treat the damaged self of these individuals. She offers strategies for intervention, along with step-by-step principles that tell the... more...

  • The Invisible Caring Handby Ram Cnaan; John DiIulio

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 27.00

    Based on in-depth interviews with clergy and lay leaders in 251 congregations nationwide, it reveals the many ways in which congregations are already working, beneath the radar, to care for people in need. This ground-breaking volume will provide much-sought empirical data to social scientists, religious studies scholars, and those involved in the... more...

  • Community Based Disaster Risk Reductionby Rajib Shaw

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 171.99

    Deals with the topic of Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR). This book provides an overview of the subject and looks at the role of governments, NGOs, academics and corporate sectors in community based disaster risk reduction. It examines experiences from Asian and African countries. more...

  • A Workbook on Planning for Urban Resilience in the Face of Disastersby Fatima Shah; Federica Ranghieri

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 9.99

    This Workbook offers a step-by-step guide for city officials in proactively planning for natural disasters and climate change impacts. It is based on learning from three cities in Vietnam - Ha Noi, Can Tho, and Dong Hoi – that developed Local Resilience Action Plans (LRAPs) containing a set of prioritized actions, related to both infrastructure... more...

  • The Prohibition Hangoverby Garrett Peck

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    Society is constantly evolving, and so are our drinking habits. The Prohibition Hangover examines the modern American temperament toward drink amid the $189-billion- dollar-a-year industry that defines itself by the production, distribution, marketing, and consumption of alcoholic beverages. Based on primary research, including hundreds of interviews... more...

  • Serving God Globallyby Roland Hoksbergen

    Baker Publishing Group 2012; US$ 22.00

    This unique text and vocational resource on mission and development work equips readers to serve God and the needs of the world in a global arena. more...

  • Alcoholism Myths and Realitiesby Doug Thorburn

    Galt Publishing 2012; US$ 7.99

    Alcoholism Myths and Realities by addiction expert Doug Thorburn is a thorough examination of more than 100 widespread myths about alcoholism. Commonly accepted beliefs such as "proper parenting and involvement prevent alcoholism," "alcoholics lack willpower" and a key tenet, "alcoholism is a loss of control over use," are dispelled, serving to eliminate... more...

  • Entity Framework 4.1 Expert’s Cookbookby Devlin Liles

    Packt Publishing 2012; US$ 35.99

    This book takes a step-by-step problem solving approach that leads you through a problem and explains each step in detail to accomplish the goal. This books gives you concrete code examples as well as detailed information on the decisions involved. This book is for intermediate to advanced .NET developers who have used LINQ to SQL or Entity Framework... more...