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Measuring Vulnerability to Natural Hazards : Towards Disaster Resilient Societies.

Birkmann, Jorn.
(2013)  | 9789280812022 | United Nations Univ Press | pbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 460pp | Availability last checked: 19/8/2020
AUD 72.95 (inc. GST), AUD 66.32 (ex. GST),
When societies attempt to plan for or rebuild in the aftermath of catastrophic natural disasters, organizers use terms such as "climate change adaptation," "building esilience," and "vulnerability and risk reduction." But what do these terms actually mean in the way of achievable goals? And how can...

Public Works and Social Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa : Do Public Works Work for the Poor?

McCord, Anna Gabriele.
(2012)  | 9789280812046 | United Nations Univ Press | pbk. | book | 304pp
AUD 59.95 (inc. GST), AUD 54.50 (ex. GST),
Subject to a New Edition.
Public Works Programs (PWPs) are widely implemented throughout Asia, Latin America, and Africa, often with funding from major international donor agencies. They are perceived to present a "win-win" policy option, providing employment to the chronically poor while also creating assets for the state,...

Investment policy review.

(2010)  | 9789211127850 | United Nations Univ Press | hbk. | book | ix, 114pp
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The dark side of globalization.

Heine, Jorge. Thakur, Ramesh.
(2011)  | 9789280811940 | United Nations Univ Press | pbk. | book | 300pp
AUD 59.95 (inc. GST), AUD 54.50 (ex. GST),
Seen by some as a desirable and irreversible engine of prosperity and progress, globalization is resisted by others as the soft underbelly of a corporate imperialism that plunders and profiteers in the global marketplace. Globalization has brought many benefits, including the reduction of poverty in...

The chemical weapons convention : implementation, challenges and opportunities.

Haru, Ere. Thakur, Ramesh.
(2006)  | 9789280811230 | United Nations Univ Press | pbk. | book | 190pp
AUD 50.95 (inc. GST), AUD 46.32 (ex. GST),
To implement and enforce the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and verify the ongoing elimination of declared chemical weapons production capacity and stockpiles, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) inspects military and industrial sites in dozens of countries. OPCW membership...

 

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