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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

Overheated
The Human Cost of Climate Change

Engels | Paperback | 2014

Deniers of climate change sometimes quip that claims about global warming are more about political science than climate science.... Meer

The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing and What Can Be Done about It
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

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

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

Engels | Paperback | 2013

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

Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

World poverty is both an intractable and ever-mutable problem. It has afflicted humanity since the earliest times, but its basic... Meer

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

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

Visits With Refugees In Africa, Cambodia, Pakistan And Ecuador

Engels | Paperback | 2003

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

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

My Crash Course in International Diplomacy

Engels | Paperback | 2010

The year is 1997, Michael Soussan, a fresh-faced young graduate takes up a new job at the U.N.’s Oil-for-Food Program, the largest... Meer

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

Engels | Paperback | 2005

British author Daniel Defoe is known as one of the early innovators of the book-length novel, especially in his works Moll... Meer

Love, Betrayal and Death in the Sudan

Engels | Paperback | 2004

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

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

Engels | Paperback | 2010

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

Engels | Ebook | 2014

World poverty is both an intractable and ever-mutable problem. It has afflicted humanity since the earliest times, but its basic... Meer

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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

Complicity, Contradictions and Prospects

Engels | Paperback | 2013

The growth and spread of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) at local and international levels has attracted considerable... Meer

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

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

2013

Engels | Paperback | 2013

During the course of Israel's twenty-two-day military offensive in 2009 on the Gaza Strip 1,300, mostly civilian, Palestinians... Meer

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

Engels | Paperback | 1987

The stunning story of one of America's great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told by master... Meer

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

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 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

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

Engels | Paperback | 2004

In Human Rights and Development, award-winning author Peter Uvin extends the examination of development aid and human rights... Meer

A Young Doctor In A War-Torn Village

Engels | Hardcover | 2009

James Maskalyk set out for the contested border town of Abyei, Sudan in 2007 as Medecins Sans Frontieres' newest medical doctor in... Meer

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

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

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

A Casebook Approach

Engels | Paperback | 2010

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

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

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

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 Tangshan Earthquake and the Death of Mao's China

Engels | Hardcover | 2012

When an earthquake of historic magnitude leveled the industrial city of Tangshan in the summer of 1976, killing more than a... Meer

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

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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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 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

Engels | Paperback | 2015

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

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

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

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