Seek Peace and Pursue It
This book consists of articles and essays by Professor Herbert C. Kelman, a leading figure in the conflict resolution community and one of the most influential peace researchers. The theoretical focus of Kelman's work throughout his career has been social influence and attitude...
To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge
Especially in an era of rapid global environmental change, questions and issues about and around natural hazards and disasters are dizzying in their complexity—and urgency. Answering the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of this fast-moving area, and its vast and...
Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge
International Lessons in Risk Reduction, Response and Recovery
There is a perennial gap between theory and practice, between academia and active professionals in the field of disaster management. This gap means that valuable lessons are not learned and people die or suffer as a result. This book opens a dialogue between theory and practice. It offers vital...
Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge
The Handbook provides a comprehensive statement and reference point for hazard and disaster research, policy making, and practice in an international and multi-disciplinary context. It offers critical reviews and appraisals of current state of the art and future development of conceptual,...
Published December 22nd 2011 by Routledge
How Disasters Affect Peace and Conflict
When an earthquake hits a war zone or cyclone aid is flown in by an enemy, many ask: Can catastrophe bring peace? Disaster prevention and mitigation provide similar questions. Could setting up a flood warning system bring enemy countries together? Could a regional earthquake building code set the...
Published August 31st 2011 by Routledge
A Practical Guide for Teachers and Other Professionals
This book provides essential information and guidance about stammering for those working in educational settings. The highly experienced team of authors demonstrates how early intervention is essential if children who stammer are to have the best chance of recovery; the practical strategies that...
Published September 21st 2001 by David Fulton Publishers