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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

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

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

Emergency Relief Operations

Engels | Paperback | 2002

Early Warning Systems: From Surveillance to Risk Assessment to Action Ted R. Gurr and Barbara Harff Initial Response to Complex... 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

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 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

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

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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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

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 Aid Chain
Coercion and Committment in Development NGOs

Engels | Paperback | 1999

The Aid Chain explores the role of funding conditions in shaping co-operation and resistance as aid moves from donors, to NGOs, to... Meer

An Imperfect Offering
Dispatches from the Medical Frontline

Engels | Paperback | 2009

Born in Britain in 1960, James Orbinski's family moved to Canada when he was seven years old. As a young man, he became a medic to... 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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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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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

Tombstone
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

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

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

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

Development Brokers and Translators
The Ethnography of Aid and Agencies

Engels | Paperback | 2006

The success of any international development agency depends on an understanding of the ways in which a community and individuals... Meer

Everything is Broken
Life Inside Burma

Engels | Paperback | 2011

On 2 May 2008, an enormous tropical cyclone made landfall in Burma. The cyclone wreaked untold havoc, but the regime, in an... 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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

The Resilience Dividend
Managing Disruption, Avoiding Disaster, and Growing Stronger in an Unpredictable World

Engels | Paperback | 2014

New York. Athens. Wenzhou. Boston. Oslo. Dhaka. New Orleans. Nairobi. In recent years, dozens of cities across the globe have been... Meer

Famine and Foreigners
Ethiopia Since Live Aid

Engels | Paperback | 2012

The terrible 1984 famine in Ethiopia focused the world's attention on the country and the issue of aid as never before. Anyone... Meer

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 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

MH370 - Follow the Lies to Get to the Truth

Engels | Paperback | 2015

This book shows that the disappearance of flight MH 370, which to everyone that followed the story seemed impossible, was... Meer

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

Engels | Paperback | 2015

Many agree that the foreign aid system - which today involves virtually every nation on earth - needs drastic change. But there is... Meer

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Thinking in an Emergency

Engels | Paperback | 2012

In Thinking in an Emergency, Elaine Scarry lays bare the realities of emergency politics and emphasizes what she sees as the... Meer

Famine Crimes
Politics and the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa

Engels | Paperback | 2009

A powerful critique of the international humanitarian agencies dominating famine relief in Africa. --Foreign Affairs This is... Meer

Bioterrorism
Psychological and Public Health Interventions

Engels | Other binding | 2004

After the sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway system in 1995 just 12 people died but more than 5000 sought medical care for... Meer

Doctors without Borders
Humanitarian Quests, Impossible Dreams of Medecins sans Frontieres

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

This study of Medecins Sans Frontieres / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) casts new light on the organization's founding principles,... Meer

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