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The White Man's Burden
Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

Engels | Paperback | 2007

From one of the world s best-known development economists-an excoriating attack on the tragic hubris of the West s efforts to... Meer

Healing Invisible Wounds
Paths to Hope and Recovery in a Violent World

Engels | Paperback | 2008

In these personal reflections on his thirty years of clinical work with victims of genocide, torture, and abuse in the United... Meer

Fire in the Night
The Piper Alpha Disaster

Engels | Paperback | 2009

The fire was visible seventy miles away as a distant, flickering flame on the horizon. The heat generated was so intense that a... Meer

SAS Urban Survival Handbook
How to Protect Yourself Against Terrorism, Natural Disasters, Fires, Home Invasions, and Everyday Health and Safety Hazards

Engels | Paperback | 2013

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Crisis Communications
A Casebook Approach

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Crisis Communications: A Casebook Approach presents case studies of organizational, corporate, and individual crises, and analyzes... Meer

The Dragon's Gift
The Real Story of China in Africa

Engels | Paperback | 2011

Is China a rogue donor, as some media pundits suggest? Or is China helping the developing world pave a pathway out of poverty, as... Meer

A User's Guide to the Crisis of Civilization
And How to Save it

Engels | Paperback | 2010

It often seems that different crises are competing to devastate civilisation. This book argues that financial meltdown, dwindling... Meer

How the Aid Industry Works
An Introduction to International Development

Engels | Paperback | 2009

International development is big business. Official global aid flows from North to South are over $100 billion annually. China and... Meer

Working in International Development and Humanitarian Assistance
A Career Guide

Engels | Paperback | 2015

This is an indispensable career guide for everyone wanting to work in or already working in the international development and... Meer

Development Cooperation
Challenges of the New Aid Architecture

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

Development cooperation is a comparatively new concept in international relations. The aims of and motives for development... Meer

A Paradise Built in Hell
The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster

Engels | Paperback | 2010

"The freshest, deepest, most optimistic account of human nature I've come across in years."-Bill McKibbenThe most startling thing... Meer

The Black Death
Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe

Engels | Paperback | 1985

A fascinating work of detective history, The Black Death traces the causes and far-reaching consequences of this infamous... Meer

Bottom Billion
Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can be Done About it

Engels | Paperback | 2008

In this elegant and impassioned synthesis from one of the world's leading experts on Africa and poverty, economist Paul Collier... Meer

Effective Crisis Communication
Moving from Crisis to Opportunity

Engels | Paperback | 2014

In this fully updated Second Edition, three of today’s most respected crisis/risk communication scholars provide the latest... Meer

Water Supply and Sanitation Services for the Rural Poor
The Gram Vikas Experience

Engels | Paperback | 2007

Safe drinking water near to the home and adequate household sanitation save poor households time, reduce illness and increase a... Meer

The Angry Earth
Disaster in Anthropological Perspective

Engels | Paperback | 1999

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Meer

Killer Show
The Station Nightclub Fire, America's Deadliest Rock Concert

Engels | Hardcover | 2012

On February 20, 2003, the deadliest rock concert in U.S. history took place at a roadhouse called The Station in West Warwick,... Meer

China's Aid and Soft Power in Africa
The Case of Education and Training

Engels | Paperback | 2013

Why does China run one of the world's largest short-term training programmes, with plans to bring 30,000 Africans to China between... Meer

Effective Crisis Communication
Moving From Crisis To Opportunity

Engels | Paperback | 2015

In this fully updated Second Edition, three of today’s most respected crisis/risk communication scholars provide the latest... Meer

The Crisis Caravan
What's Wrong with Humanitarian Aid?

Engels | Paperback | 2011

A vast industry has grown up around humanitarian aid: a cavalcade of organizations--some 37,000--compete for a share of the $160... Meer

Notes From My Travels
Visits With Refugees In Africa, Cambodia, Pakistan And Ecuador

Engels | Paperback | 2003

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Three years ago, award-winning actress Angelina Jolie took on a radically different role as a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN High... Meer

The Trouble with Africa
Why Foreign Aid Isn't Working

Engels | Paperback | 2007

Calderisi shows that Africa has steadily lost markets by its own mismanagement; that corrupt, dictatorial regimes have hobbled... Meer

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
Picador Classic

Engels | Paperback | 2015

With an introduction by Rory Stewart Winner of the Guardian First Book award, a first-hand account one of the defining outrages of... Meer

Bug Out Bag
A Quick Bob Guide on How to Make the Ultimate Bug Out Bag

Engels | Paperback | 2014

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Disaster, Conflict and Society in Crises
Everyday Politics of Crisis Response

Engels | Paperback | 2013

Humanitarian crises - resulting from conflict, natural disaster or political collapse - are usually perceived as a complete break... Meer

Does Foreign Aid Really Work?

Engels | Paperback | 2008

Foreign aid is now a $100bn business and is expanding more rapidly today than it has for a generation. But does it work? Indeed,... Meer

Humanitarian Negotiations Revealed
The MSF Experience

Engels | Paperback | 2011

From international NGOs to UN agencies, from donors to observers of humanitarianism, opinion is unanimous: in a context of the... Meer

The Sphere Handbook
Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response

Engels | Other binding | 2011

The Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards will not of course stop humanitarian crises from happening, nor can they prevent... Meer

Aid on the Edge of Chaos
Rethinking International Cooperation in a Complex World

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

It is widely recognised that the foreign aid system - which today involves every country in the world - is in need of drastic... Meer

The White Man's Burden
Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

Engels | Paperback | 2007

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From one of the world s best-known development economists-an excoriating attack on the tragic hubris of the West s efforts to... Meer

Just Give Money to the Poor
The Development Revolution from the Global South

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Amid all the complicated economic theories about the causes and solutions to poverty, one idea is so basic it seems radical: just... Meer

Capacity Development in Practice

Engels | Paperback | 2010

The international development community invests billions of dollars to improve organisational capacity. But real-life practice is... Meer

Humanity in War
Frontline Photography Since 1850

Engels | Hardcover | 2009

War and Humanity traces the history of the largest humanitarian organization in the world - ICRC - through its remarkable... Meer

The White Man's Burden
Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

Engels | Ebook | 2006

From one of the world"s best-known development economists-an excoriating attack on the tragic hubris of the West"s efforts to... Meer

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Emma's War
Love, Betrayal and Death in the Sudan

Engels | Paperback | 2004

klantbeoordeling: 5.0 van de 5 sterren

Love, corruption, violence and the dangerous politics of aid in the Sudan, by an exciting new writer. Emma McCune's passion for... Meer

Chasing Chaos
My Decade in and Out of Humanitarian Aid

Engels | Paperback | 2013

Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the work... Meer

Banana Man
The Inspirational Story of How One Man's Mission to Save a Child Led Him to Become an Accidental Father to a Thousand More

Engels | Paperback | 2009

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As Kevin Allen sat and watched TV one cold, wet evening, he had no idea his life was about to change forever. Six days later he... Meer

Managing Humanitarian Relief
An Operational Guide for NGOs

Engels | Paperback | 2008

Responding Effectively to humanitarian disasters is far from straightforward, and relief workers often find themselves in a world... Meer

Fragile States
Causes, Costs, and Responses

Engels | Hardcover | 2011

Overcoming state fragility is one of the most important international development objectives of the 21st century. Many fragile... Meer

Managing Spontaneous Community Volunteers in Disasters
A Field Manual

Engels | Hardcover | 2010

While history has identified a need for improved coordination during emergencies, it has also demonstrated that community... Meer

War Games
The Story of Aid and War in Modern Times

Engels | Paperback | 2011

From Rwanda to Afghanistan, from Sudan to Iraq, this brilliantly written and at times blackly funny work of reportage shows how... Meer

Natural Hazards
Earth'S Processes As Hazards, Disasters And Catastrophes

Engels | Paperback | 2007

For professors and students of natural hazards or courses in earthquakes and volcanoes, Edward A. Keller and Robert H. Blodgett's... Meer

Our Final Century
The 50/50 Threat to Humanity's Survival

Engels | Paperback | 2004

World authority on astrophysics, Sir Martin Rees, takes us on a journey through all the things which could wipe out mankind in the... Meer

Development Cooperation
Challenges of the New Aid Architecture

Engels | Ebook | 2013

Development cooperation is a comparatively new concept in international relations. The aims of and motives for development... Meer

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Digital Humanitarians
How Big Data is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Response

Engels | Paperback | 2015

The overflow of information generated during disasters can be as paralyzing to humanitarian response as the lack of information.... Meer

The Politics Of Humanity
The Reality of Relief Aid

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

John Holmes was the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs from 2007 until 2010. His work took him to some of the... Meer

The Rise of the Reluctant Innovator

Engels | Paperback | 2013

Despite the tens of billions spent each year in international aid, some of the most promising and exciting social innovations and... Meer

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