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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 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

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

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

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

Sacred Aid
Faith and Humanitarianism

Engels | Paperback | 2012

The global humanitarian movement, which originated within Western religious organizations in the early nineteenth century, has... 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

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

The Sociology of Katrina
Perspectives on a Modern Catastrophe

Engels | Paperback | 2007

As a disaster, Hurricane Katrina logs in as both the most destructive and instructive when considering the cataclysmic effects, as... Meer

Dynamics of Disaster
Lessons on Risk, Response and Recovery

Engels | Hardcover | 2011

Disasters are the result of complex interactions between social and natural forces, acting at multiple scales from the individual... Meer

Disasters Without Borders
The International Politics of Natural Disasters

Engels | Paperback | 2012

Dramatic scenes of devastation and suffering caused by disasters such as the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, are viewed with... 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

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

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

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

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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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 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

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 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

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

Implementing EMDR Early Mental Health Interventions for Man-Made and Natural Disasters
Models, Scripted Protocols and Summary Sheets

Engels | CD Rom | 2013

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a method of psychotherapy that has been extensively researched and proven... Meer

Five Past Midnight in Bhopal

Engels | Paperback | 2003

A beautifully written human account of the infamous Bhopal chemical accident, from the bestselling author of CITY OF JOY. It was... 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

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

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

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

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

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

Engels | Paperback | 2004

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contemporary States of Emergency
The Politics of Military and Humanitarian Interventions

Engels | Paperback | 2013

From natural disaster areas to zones of political conflict around the world, a new logic of intervention combines military action... Meer

Hope Dies Last
Keeping the Faith in Troubled Times

Engels | Paperback | 2004

Now in paperback--"Hope Dies Last: Keeping the Faith in Troubled Times" is the tenth oral history by the Pulitzer Prize winner and... Meer

Social Suffering

Engels | Paperback | 1997

Social suffering takes in the human consequences of war, famine, depression, disease, torture--the whole assemblage of human... Meer

War Games
Inkijkexemplaar
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

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

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

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

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 Trouble with Africa
Why Foreign Aid Isn't Working

Engels | Hardcover | 2006

Calderisi shows that Africa has steadily lost markets by its own mismanagement; that corrupt, dictatorial regimes have hobbled... 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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The Doomsday Prepping Crash Course
The Ultimate Prepper's Guide to Getting Prepared When You're on a Tight Budget

Engels | Paperback | 2013

Disaster can strike at any moment. Luckily, Patty Hahne's Doomsday Prepping Crash Course can show you how to prepare your home for... Meer

Prepping for a Suburban or Rural Community
Building a Civil Defense Plan for a Long-Term Catastrophe

Engels | Paperback | 2013

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