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Futureproof: How to Build Resilience in an Uncertain World

by Jon Coaffee Yale University Press
Pub Date:
08/2019
ISBN:
9780300228670
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Catastrophic events such as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and the Tohoku "Triple Disaster" of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear...

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Discounted Life: The Price of Global Surrogacy in India

by Sharmila Rudrappa New York University Press
Pub Date:
12/2015
ISBN:
9781479825325
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

Winner, American Sociological Association Asia and Asian America Section Best Book on Asia/Transnational AsiaFinalist, 2015 C....

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Women Doing Life: Gender, Punishment and the Struggle for Identity

by Lora Bex Lempert New York University Press
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9781479827053
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

The carceral experiences of women serving life sentences.  2017 Michigan Notable Book Selection presented by The Detroit...

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Obstetrics and Gynecology in Low-Resource Settings: A Practical Guide

by Nawal Nour Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
11/2016
ISBN:
9780674731240
Format:
Pbk 376 pages

Responding to the growing need for tried-and-trusted solutions to the reproductive health care issues confronting millions of...

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Gender, Development and Care

by Deepta Chopra and Caroline Sweetman Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
06/2018
ISBN:
9781788530095
Format:
Pb+ 164 pages

Care is a social good; it not only sustains and reproduces society, but also underpins all development progress. Yet the vast...

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Engineering in Emergencies: A Practical Guide for Relief Workers (Includes CD-ROM) 2ed

by Jan Davis and Robert Lambert Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
01/2002
ISBN:
9781853395451
Format:
Pbk 738 pages

Engineering in Emergencies is a hugely popular practical handbook for all relief workers involved in giving humanitarian assistance....

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Contribution to Change: An approach to evaluating the role of intervention in disaster recovery

by Roger Few, Daniel McAvoy, Marcela Tarazona and Vivien Margaret Walden Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
01/2014
ISBN:
9781853398124
Format:
Pb+ 120 pages

As the number of people affected by disasters has risen, so have the expectations placed on humanitarian agencies by donors, the...

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Fiction's Family: Zhan Xi, Zhan Kai, and the Business of Women in Late-Qing China

by Ellen Widmer Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9780674088375
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

At the end of the Qing dynasty, works of fiction by male authors placed women in new roles. Fiction’s Family delves into the writings...

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Aid, NGOs and the Realities of Women's Lives: A perfect storm

by Tina Wallace & Fenella Porter Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
04/2013
ISBN:
9781853397790
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

Aid organizations have their origins in a desire to help the worlds poorest and most marginalized people but are they reaching...

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Crisis Intervention: A Practical Guide

by Alan A. Cavaiola and Joseph E. Colford SAGE Publications, Inc
Pub Date:
11/2017
ISBN:
9781506322384
Format:
Pbk 456 pages

Crisis intervention counseling, psychological first aid, trauma response counseling and disaster response counseling all involve...

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Healthy Lives for Vulnerable Women and Children: Applying Health Systems Research

by Sue Godt, Irene Agyepong, Walter Flores and Gita Sen IDRC
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9781552506011
Format:
Pbk 138 pages

This book draws on 15 years of IDRC-funded health systems research undertaken by researchers working closely with communities...

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When the Light Is Fire: Maasai Schoolgirls in Contemporary Kenya

by Heather D Switzer University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
09/2018
ISBN:
9780252083723
Format:
Pb+ 248 pages

Teasing out the entanglement of vulnerability and empowerment in girls' lives A host of international organizations...

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Kivuko cha Watoto: Mafunzo jeuzi kwa watoto na walezi walio athirika na VVU (Includes paperback manual, counselling guide and DVD)

by Gill Gordon Practical Action Publishing
Pub Date:
04/2016
ISBN:
9781853399138
Format:
Pbk 450 pages

for English Language version, see 9781853398940 Acquiring HIV may no longer be a death sentence, but its effects...

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Natural Hazards: Explanation and Integration 2ed

by Burrell Montz, Graham Tobin and Ronald Hagelman Guilford Publications
Pub Date:
04/2017
ISBN:
9781462529179
Format:
Pb+ 445 pages

What can we learn from the spatial patterns of disasters? What human and structural factors need to be addressed to explain hazard...

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Five Years After: Reassessing Japan's Responses to the Earthquake, Tsunami, and the Nuclear Disaster

by Keiichi Tsunekawa Tokio University Press
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9784130370509
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Five years after the Triple Disaster—the earthquake, tsunami, and the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant—the...

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