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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

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

Engels | Paperback | 2003

klantbeoordeling: 4.5 van de 5 sterren

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

Cultivating Development
An Ethnography of Aid Policy and Practice

Engels | Paperback | 2004

'A superb book, one of those rarities that can change entire ways of thinking. David Mosse is the first social scientist in a... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-ravaged Hospital

Engels | Ebook | 2013

One of the New York Times’s Best Ten Books of the YearWinner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for NonfictionWinner of the... Meer


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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

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

Engels | Paperback | 2013


Global Catastrophic Risks

Engels | Paperback | 2011

A global catastrophic risk is one with the potential to wreak death and destruction on a global scale. In human history, wars and... Meer

The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster
Investigating the Myth and Reality

Engels | Paperback | 2014

When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency... Meer

Handbook of Disaster Research

Engels | Paperback | 2007

This timely Handbook is based on the principle that disasters are social constructions and focuses on social science disaster... Meer

The Big Truck That Went by
How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster

Engels | Paperback | 2014

On January 12, 2010, the deadliest earthquake in the history of the Western Hemisphere struck the nation least prepared to handle... Meer

Global Catastrophic Risks

Engels | Hardcover | 2008

A global catastrophic risk is one with the potential to wreak death and destruction on a global scale. In human history, wars and... 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

Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital

Engels | Paperback | 2014

One of the New York Times’s Best Ten Books of the YearWinner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for NonfictionWinner of the... Meer

Hungry for Peace
International Security, Humanitarian Assistance, and Social Change in North Korea

Engels | Paperback | 2005

This revealing and challenging study of the impact of famine on North Korea not only significantly enlarges our understanding of... Meer

The Resilience Dividend
Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

Building resilience--the ability to bounce back more quickly and effectively--is an urgent social and economic issue. Our... 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 Big Truck That Went By
How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster

Engels | Ebook | 2013

On January 12, 2010, the deadliest earthquake in the history of the Western Hemisphere struck the nation least prepared to handle... Meer


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The Untold Story of Mao's Great Famine

Engels | Paperback | 2013

Yang Jisheng's Tombstone is the book that broke the silence on of one of history's most terrible crimes. More people died in Mao's... 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

Refugee Health
An Approach to Emergency Situations

Engels | Paperback | 1997

Relief workers face rapidly changing and complex environments, new disease patterns, enormous humanitarian needs and relatively... Meer

A Time to Die
The Kursk Disaster

Engels | Paperback | 2002

At 11.30 a.m. on Saturday 12 August 2000, two massive explosions roared through the shallow Arctic waters of the Barents Sea. The... Meer

A Bed for the Night
Humanitarianism in an Age of Genocide

Engels | Paperback | 2002

Draws on first-hand accounts from war zones throughout the world to illustrate a growing gap between humanitarian ambition and... Meer

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

Engels | Hardcover | 2015

This gripping real-time drama is set against the the devastation of the Haiti earthquake. The author, a pioneer of digital... Meer

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Reporting Disasters
Famine, Aid, Politics and the Media

Engels | Paperback | 2013

The media reporting of the Ethiopian Famine in 1984-5 was an iconic news event. It is widely believed to have had an unprecedented... Meer

A Billion Lives
An Eyewitness Report from the Frontlines of Humanity

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Called the world's conscience and one of the 100 most influential people of our time by Time magazine, Jan Egeland has been the... Meer

Journey to Chernobyl
Encounters in a Radioactive Zone

Engels | Paperback | 2007

Glenn Cheney arrived in Kiev during those first days when the Soviet Union ceased to exist and Ukraine was reborn. Almost... Meer

Disaster and Development

Engels | Paperback | 2009

Development to a large extent determines the way in which hazards impact on people. Meanwhile the occurrence of disasters alters... 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

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 and Other Dirty Business
How Good Intentions Have Failed the World's Poor

Engels | Paperback | 2008

Do you know why Africa is so poor? What really happens to your aid money? Why trade rules fail African countries and yet cost you... Meer

Do No Harm
How Aid Can Support Peace - or War

Engels | Paperback | 1999

Echoing the words of the Hippocratic Oath, the author challenges aid agency staff to take responsibility for the ways that their... Meer

I Shall Not Hate
A Gaza Doctor's Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity

Engels | Paperback | 2012

Heart-breaking, hopeful and horrifying, I Shall Not Hate is a Palestinian doctor's inspiring account of his extraordinary life,... Meer

Where Soldiers Fear to Tread
At Work in the Fields of Anarchy

Engels | Paperback | 2007

In 1998, on the lookout for adventure and willing to take a risk, John Burnett left the comforts of the mainstream and became a UN... Meer

Safety First
A Safety and Security Handbook for Aid Workers

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Aid work has always been a hazardous profession. But now, the dangers appear to be increasing. In the course of their work,... Meer

Building Back Better
Delivering People-centred Housing Reconstruction at Scale

Engels | Paperback | 2010

The devastating impact of disasters on the world's population is on the increase, influenced by climate change, urbanization, and... 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

The Hidden Legacy

Engels | Paperback | 2002

On April 26, 1986, at 1:24 a.m, the world's worst ever man-made disaster took place. Reactor 4 at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station,... Meer

Time Earthquake Haiti
Tragedy and Hope

Engels | Hardcover | 2010

Describes the devastation caused by the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010, the struggle of the Haitian... 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

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

Lessons of Disaster
Policy Change After Catastrophic Events

Engels | Paperback | 2006

Even before the wreckage of a disaster is cleared, one question is foremost in the minds of the public: What can be done to... Meer


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