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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

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 | Hardcover | 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Catastrophe
Risk and Response

Engels | Paperback | 2006

Catastrophic risks are much greater than is commonly appreciated. Collision with an asteroid, runaway global warming, voraciously... 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

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

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

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

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

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

Engels | Paperback | 2015

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

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

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

The Future of Foreign Aid
Development Cooperation and the New Geography of Global Poverty

Engels | Hardcover | 2012

The landscape of foreign aid is changing. New development actors are on the rise, from the 'emerging' economies to numerous... 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

Hunger in the Balance
The New Politics of International Food Aid

Engels | Ebook | 2012

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The Stories They Tell
Artifacts from the National September 11 Memorial and Museum

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

This poignant selection of artifacts--and their stories--from September 11 provides an official, lasting record of that day's... 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

Conflict and Health

Engels | Paperback | 2012

A much needed, eminently readable, concise and practical textbook...New issues on humanitarian reform, non-communicable diseases,... 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

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

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 Trouble with Aid
Why Less Could Mean More for Africa

Engels | Ebook | 2009

Africa is poor. If we send it money it will be less poor. It seems perfectly logical, doesn't it? Millions of people in the rich... Meer

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Beautiful Floods
Environmental Knowledge and Agrarian Change in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Engels | Paperback | 2012

Floods are generally perceived as natural hazards. This book, in contrast, portrays the 'beautiful floods' of the Mekong Delta,... 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

Don'T Panic
The Psychology Of Emergency Egress And Ingress

Engels | Hardcover | 1999

Why do people sometimes behave aggressively during emergency egress or ingress, knocking down and trampling on others, which... 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

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

What is a Disaster?
A Dozen Perspectives on the Question

Engels | Paperback | 1998

What is a Disaster? sets out the huge conceptual differences that exist concerning what a disaster is, and presents important... 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

Research Handbook on European State Aid Law

Engels | Paperback | 2013

This timely new Handbook reflects on current issues that confront State aid law and policy in the EU. State aid was a neglected... 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

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

Reinventing Foreign Aid

Engels | Paperback | 2008

The urgency of reducing poverty in the developing world has been the subject of a public campaign by such unlikely policy experts... 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

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