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Science Fair Crisis (DC Comics: Secret Hero Society #4)

By Derek Fridolfs
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  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Isbn : 1338335804
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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The fourth adventure in the Secret Hero Society series starring middle school Clark Kent (Superman(TM)), Arthur Curry (Aquaman(TM)), Bruce Wayne (Batman(TM)), and Diana Prince (Wonder Woman(TM))!

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By Michael Brecher
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Isbn : 9781412835367
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 593
  • File Pdf: studies-in-crisis-behavior.pdf

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This volume, a collection of thir­teen papers, presents a new ap­proach to the study of interna­tional crisis behavior of individual states. The opening essay, by the editor, sets out the terms of refer­ence in the form of a model, re­search question, and three tables defining the attributes of the crisis actor, the dimensions of the crisis, and the characteristics of the crisis decisional unit. The following nine papers are in-depth studies of individual actor-crises which occurred between the years 1939 and 1976. These cases represent small, medium, and large states with different economic and mili­tary capabilities and span the en­tire globe--Europe, North and Central America, South and Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. Preliminary comparative findings for the nine "vertical" studies are then summarized. Initial findings on "horizontal" research, offering systematic comparisons on patterns of be­havior in Middle East crisis, com­prise the final paper in the group of empirical studies. The volume concludes with two papers--one on the quality of decision making, and the other a review of the literature on crisis anticipation, deci­sion making, and management.The papers in this volume orig­inally appeared in the Jerusalem Journal of International Relations.

Financial Crisis Management and Democracy

By Bettina De Souza Guilherme,Christian Ghymers,Stephany Griffith-Jones,Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Isbn : 3030548953
  • Pages : 382
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 288
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This open access book discusses financial crisis management and policy in Europe and Latin America, with a special focus on equity and democracy. Based on a three-year research project by the Jean Monnet Network, this volume takes an interdisciplinary, comparative approach, analyzing both the role and impact of the EU and regional organizations in Latin America on crisis management as well as the consequences of crisis on the process of European integration and on Latin America’s regionalism. The book begins with a theoretical introduction, exploring the effects of the paradigm change on economic policies in Europe and in Latin America and analyzing key systemic aspects of the unsustainability of the present economic system explaining the global crises and their interconnections. The following chapters are divided into sections. The second section explores aspects of regional governance and how the economic and financial crises were managed on a macro level in Europe and Latin America. The third and fourth sections use case studies to drill down to the impact of the crises at the national and regional levels, including the emergence of political polarization and rise in populism in both areas. The last section presents proposals for reform, including the transition from finance capitalism to a sustainable real capitalism in both regions and at the inter-regional level of EU-LAC relations.The volume concludes with an epilogue on financial crises, regionalism, and domestic adjustment by Loukas Tsoukalis, President of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). Written by an international network of academics, practitioners and policy advisors, this volume will be of interest to researchers and students interested in macroeconomics, comparative regionalism, democracy, and financial crisis management as well as politicians, policy advisors, and members of national and regional organizations in the EU and Latin America.

Crisis Counseling

By Scott Floyd
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Kregel Academic
  • Isbn : 0825494443
  • Pages : 280
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 643
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Dr. Floyd helps readers understand the nature of crises events, how individuals are impacted, and how to best provide help during and following times of trauma, loss, and grief.

Crisis-consciousness and the Novel

By Eugene Hollahan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University of Delaware Press
  • Isbn : 9780874134452
  • Pages : 269
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 755
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"This book examines the emergence of modern consciousness as consciousness develops historically in one cultural form: prose fiction narrative. The book represents a critical history of crisis, arguably the most characterizing single word in the modern world and a major figuration or trope. Eugene Hollahan has studied the history of this important word within the development of the English-language novel, from Samuel Richardson to Saul Bellow. After establishing a heuristic model for such a critical history, Hollahan tracks the word (characterized by George Eliot in Felix Holt, the Radical as a "great noun") through two-and-a-half centuries of narratives by major novelists, with contextualizing excursions into discourses in related fields such as autobiography, philosophy, theology, and social science." "Hollahan contextualizes his study of English-language narrative fiction by examining the writings of crisis-rhetoricians in the eighteenth century (Thomas Paine), nineteenth century (Thomas Carlyle, J. S. Mill, and J. H. Newman), and twentieth century (Karl Barth, Edmund Husserl, T. S. Kuhn, and Richard M. Nixon). Such varied and powerful crisis-rhetorics establish a matrix of language and ideas for the crisis-centered novels Hollahan surveys. These novels include major works by Samuel Richardson, Walter Scott, Jane Austen, George Eliot, George Meredith, George Gissing, George Moore, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster, James Joyce, Lawrence Durrell, Robert Coover, and Saul Bellow." "Hollahan's description of the crisis-trope interfaces with various critical issues such as canonical inclusion, reader response, and deconstruction. On the whole, his book acknowledges current critical issues but endeavors to remain basically a critical history. It attempts to demonstrate that the crisis-riddled modern world and the crisis-conscious novel are analogous and coeval." "Crisis begins as Aristotle's term for logical plot structuring, becomes Longinus's term for emotional exacerbation, and eventually enters into a variety of critical and narrative formulations: Matthew Arnold's cultural centrality, Henry James's existential aestheticism, Lawrence's self-defining sexuality, Marshall Brown's revolutionary turning point, Paul de Man's error-ridden criticism, Floyd Merrell's cut into the primordial flux, Durrell's reborn self, and Bellow's analysis of hysterical escapism. Broadly speaking, Hollahan argues that any crisis-trope will enable or even necessitate a unique confluence of writerly and readerly skills." "In Louis Lambert, Balzac urged: "What a wonderful book one would write by narrating the life and adventures of a word." The story Hollahan narrates fulfills Balzac's expectations as it depicts writer after writer working out influential representations of human life in terms of crisis-consciousness centering upon George Eliot's "great noun" crisis. Historically, Hollahan demonstrates, such consciousness comes to define modern humanity."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

States, Banks and Crisis

By Thomas Marois
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  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Isbn : 0857938584
  • Pages : 263
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 600
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''Thomas Marois'' book, States, Banks and Crisis, is highly attractive to development scholars because of the combinations of topics it discusses, the countries analyzed, and its characterization of financial capital as dominant. In the last century the states of Mexico and Turkey promoted robust economic growth guided by powerful public banking organizations. The book captures how this came to a halt since the 1980s through the privatizing of economic activity, especially banking activities in ways that induced steep banking crises that halted economic development. Marois discusses the theory and history of Mexico and Turkey in depth offering an excellent analysis of their neoliberal experiences while proposing new alternatives to reshape the linkages between the financial sector and economic growth.'' Noemí Levy, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City ''This book attempts to provide a critique of neoclassical and liberal political economists as well as the much-hyped and influential "varieties of capitalism" approach, a variant of institutionalist political economy, by claiming that they are dismissive of "the structural power of financial capital". In this regard, it makes an important contribution to the critical political economy tradition with its detailed analysis of the relations between the state, finance capital and labour in the context of two "emerging capitalisms", Mexico and Turkey. Thereby, it enhances our understanding of how the financial crises function as driving forces of neoliberal transformation by initiating new forms of state specific to peripheral capitalism.'' Galip Yalman, Middle East Technical University, Turkey ''As analysts fixated on the financial crisis convulsing the core capitalist countries, the so-called "emerging markets" also saw stunning tranformations in the world of finance capitalism. This remarkable study by Tom Marois carefully dissects the evolution of the banking industry in two of the most significant state-led capitalisms, Turkey and Mexico, as they formed finance-led neoliberal economic policies. The consequences for their development strategies makes for sober reading. This is a unique and crucial study for students of the comparative political economy of contemporary capitalism.'' Greg Albo, York University, Canada ''Financialization is as financialization does. It is a mix of the universal characteristics of finance within capitalism, its contemporary powerful hold over, even defining feature of, the neoliberal age, and the myriad of specific global markets and countries into which it has penetrated. In a stunning work of comparative political economy, Marois brilliantly weaves together these aspects of finance drawing on both innovative theoretical insights and primary case study evidence from Turkey and Mexico to furnish what will become a classic and original contribution to the understanding of financialization in the developing world, highlighting both the role of the state in the era of putatively free markets and the possibility, indeed, necessity of alternatives.'' Ben Fine, University of London, UK ''Marois has provided us with a fascinating, rigorous and important study of the rise and persistence of finance capitalism in Mexico and Turkey. Drawing on an innovative historical materialist lens, Marois'' analysis reveals the struggles, contradictions, and continued significance of the banking sector in defining and redefining neoliberal-led development in these so-called "emerging markets". This is a very welcome addition to critical understandings of the role of finance and states in the global South.'' Susanne Soederberg, Queen''s University, Canada Thomas Marois'' groundbreaking interpretation of banking and development in Mexico and Turkey builds on a Marxian-inspired framework premised on understanding states and banks as social relationships alongside crisis and labor as vital to finance today. The book''s rich historical and empirical content reveals definite institutionalized relationships of power that mainstream political economists often miss. While leading to a timely analysis of the impact of the Great Recession on Mexico and Turkey, the major contribution of States, Banks and Crisis in its account of emerging finance capitalism. This is defined as the current phase of accumulation wherein the interests of financial capital are fused in the state apparatus as the institutionalized priorities and overarching social logic guiding the actions of state managers and government elites, often to the detriment of labor. This interdisciplinary and accessible study on banking and development will prove to be an important resource for upper-level undergraduates, graduates, and scholars in economics, development studies, political science, political economy, development finance, sociology, international relations and international political economy.

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By Mary Margaret Kerr,Garry King
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  • Publisher : Waveland Press
  • Isbn : 1478638397
  • Pages : 242
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 749
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In the latest edition of School Crisis Prevention & Intervention, Mary Margaret Kerr, a nationally recognized expert in school crisis response and a leading urban educator, along with new coauthor, Garry King, a specialist in youth welfare, synthesizes and assembles the best current practices of law enforcement, threat assessment, psychology, and communications in a single, streamlined volume. Such a valuable guide prepares school personnel, including counselors and administrators, with the requisite skills at all crisis stages—from preparation and prevention to intervention and recovery. Dozens of actual cases illustrate key concepts and procedures, while allowing readers to assess their preparedness. Helpful forms and checklists can be used to set priorities and ensure accountability. Interactive features inspire critical reflection and aid in developing problem-solving skills. Outstanding features include . . . • Latest federal guidelines and policies dealing with all phases of crises • Comprehensive agenda for initial crisis team training • Practical and sensitive methods to facilitate recovery and provide support • Recommendations for collaborating with community-based emergency response services • Proficient ways to communicate with staff, students, parents, community, and media

Sovereign Risk and Financial Crisis

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1137511648
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 300
  • File Pdf: sovereign-risk-and-financial-crisis.pdf

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This book provides an original and timely insight into the role that the domestic and international political economy played in the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis, combining an innovative theoretical framework with in-depth bond market analysis.

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1137441526
  • Pages : 323
  • Category : Political Science
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Britain remains mired in the most severe and prolonged economic crisis that it has faced since the 1930s. What would it take to find a new, more stable and more sustainable growth model for Britain in the years ahead? This important volume written by a number of influential commentators seeks to provide some answers.

Social Media Crisis Communications

By Ann Marie van den Hurk
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  • Publisher : Que Publishing
  • Isbn : 0133353893
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Business & Economics
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Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Plan, Prepare, React, and Get Ahead Of Any Crisis—In Real Time! Your business or organization will face a crisis. That’s a fact. Here’s another: Thanks to social media, crises happen more often and accelerate out of control faster—much faster. So…what’s your crisis communications plan? Don’t have one? Let’s fix that. Now. This book gives you a crisis communications blueprint that’s fast, flexible, realistic, complete, and doable. You’ll learn how to successfully defend yourself using the same social tools others are using against you. You’ll see what works (and doesn’t). You’ll learn from folks who’ve been there and lived to talk about it: leaders who’ve been forced to execute their own crisis plans in the most brutally tough situations. When that crisis comes, you’ll own this book. You’ll be ready. You’ll survive. You will win. Understand the radically new dynamics of today’s crises Anticipate what might happen, so you can get ahead of any crisis Establish crisis response roles, teams, and notification/activation processes Use free and low-cost services to monitor online chatter for signs of trouble Respond in real time, before your crisis escalates Calibrate your response to the realities of what’s happening Effectively integrate social media best practices throughout your response Avoid the disastrous mistakes panicked organizations often make Regain control of your organization’s identity across the web

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By Juan E. Santarcángelo,Orlando Justo,Paul Cooney
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1137486627
  • Pages : 255
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 161
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Latin America was one of the regions least affected by the global financial crisis of 2008. During this time of widespread economic downfall, Latin America continued to achieve an annual growth rate of around 5%. Latin America after the Financial Crisis explains how the global financial crisis affected the region and why it was not as severe as other crises in the past. The collection covers data from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, and Venezuela, and demystifies the impact of the crisis on the accumulation path of the region without losing sight of each country's particularities. Each country is analyzed by leading specialized and heterodox researchers who have vast experience in the field and who use an array of heterodox perspectives, from Keynesian to Kaleckian and Marxian to Sraffian.

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1137326042
  • Pages : 273
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 467
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Recent years have seen constant reports on the failures of governance and the crisis of democracy. By examining cases like Global Financial Crisis, the Arab Revolutions and Wikileaks this volume highlights tensions between governance and democracy during times of crisis and examines the prospects of democratising governance in the 21st Century.

The Structural Crisis of Capital

By Istvan Meszaros
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  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Isbn : 1583674977
  • Pages : 218
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Reads : 973
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In this collection of trenchant essays and interviews, István Mészáros, the world’s preeminent Marxist philosopher and winner of the 2008 Libertador Award for Critical Thought (the Bolivar Prize), lays bare the exploitative structure of modern capitalism. He argues with great power that the world’s economies are on a social and ecological precipice, and that unless we take decisive action to radically transform our societies we will find ourselves thrust headfirst into barbarism and environmental catastrophe. Mészáros, however, is no pessimist. He believes that the multiple crises of world capitalism will encourage the working class to demand center stage in the construction of a new system of production and distribution designed to meet human needs rather than serve the relentless pursuit of profit—a struggle which is already underway in places such as Venezuela. As John Bellamy Foster says in the foreword to this indispensable book, “Today the structural crisis of capital provides the historical setting for a new revolutionary movement for social emancipation in which developments normally taking centuries would flit by like phantoms in decades or even years. But the force for such necessary, vital change, remains with the people themselves, and rests on humanity’s willingness to constitute itself as both subject and object of history, through the collective struggle to create a just and sustainable world. This, Mészáros insists, constitutes the unprecedented challenge and burden of our historical time.”

Critical Perspectives on the Crisis of Global Governance

By S. Gill
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1137441402
  • Pages : 246
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 577
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The contributors highlight alternative imaginaries and social forces harnessing new organizational and political forms to counter and displace dominant strategies of rule. They suggest that to address intensifying economic, ecological and ethical crises far more effective, legitimate and far-sighted forms of global governance are required.

Crisis Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

By Management Association, Information Resources
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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Isbn : 1466647086
  • Pages : 1862
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Reads : 123
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"This book explores the latest empirical research and best real-world practices for preventing, weathering, and recovering from disasters such as earthquakes or tsunamis to nuclear disasters and cyber terrorism"--Provided by publisher.

History and Financial Crisis

By Christopher Kobrak,Mira Wilkins
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317981650
  • Pages : 142
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 605
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One striking weaknesses of our financial architecture, which helped bring on and perhaps deepen the Panic of 2008, is an inadequate appreciation of the past. Information about how the system functioned and the reliability of organizations and institutional controls were drawn from a relatively narrow group of recent examples. History and Financial Crisis: Lessons from the 20th Century is an attempt to broaden the range of historical sources used by policy makers to understand and treat financial crises. Many recent discussions of the 2008 panic and the economic turmoil have found the situation to either be unprecedented or greatly similar to that of 1931. However, the book's wide range of contributors suggest that the economic crisis of 2008 cannot be categorised in this way. This book was originally published as a special issue of Business History.

Financial Crisis Management and the Pursuit of Power

By Mine Aysen Doyran
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1351936468
  • Pages : 260
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 101
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How does America manage crisis on behalf of international finance in the absence of a global state? Doyran explores the relationship between state power and global finance and in particular examines the various attempts by the US state at financial crisis management. The case studies highlight the dramatic consequences of the rise of financial capitalism in the US economy, and also explore regulatory sources of market failures, systemic risk and moral hazard. This book focuses on this primary issue facing scholars of American power in various social science disciplines, including political science, finance and international relations, professional financial analysts and Government officials. This book is for the critical reader who is interested in financial policy and wants to learn more about the causes and consequences of the rise of financial markets.

The International Farm Crisis

By David Goodman,Michael Redclift
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1349103322
  • Pages : 296
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 808
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This collection of essays examine the problems currently facing farmers and agricultural products in the international market.

Social Media Use In Crisis and Risk Communication

By Harald Hornmoen,Klas Backholm
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Isbn : 1787562697
  • Pages : 328
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 254
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The ebook edition of this title is Open Access and is freely available to read online. Presenting research on social media use in crisis and risk cases: a terrorist attack, a natural disaster and an infectious disease of international concern, this book investigates how social media plays a crucial role in mitigating or preventing crises.

Sociology After the Crisis

By Charles C. Lemert
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 131725175X
  • Pages : 312
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 715
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Widely assigned and taught in senior capstone and social theory courses, Sociology After the Crisis offers the first systematic theory of social differences built on the sociological traditions by embracing to Durkheim, Weber and other familiar figures. The first edition was acclaimed for its nuanced and original rereading of Durkheim in relation to the theoretical reasons he and his contemporaries neglected race and gender. This new edition features two chapters of new material written in the summer of 2003, as the new social structures of the 21st century became increasingly clear. The new Chapter Ten draws upon 9-11, the "new world order" of two Bush presidencies, and globalization to show how individuals' lives and sociologies must be thought about in new ways. These events also highlight how American society and sociology have responded and sometimes failed in the struggle over the crisis of modernism. Reviews for the First Edition: "[This] expansive reimagining of the historical roots of sociological imagination - especially as it embraces voices and visions long lost to our most important national debates - is balm to the fractured soul of American society. Lemert's elegant and passionate volume will aid immeasurably in our nation's search for sane solutions to the crises of purpose and perspective he so skillfully explores." Michael Eric Dyson, author of Making Malcolm and Between God and Gangsta' Rap "Elegantly crafted." Steven Seidman, State University of New York at Albany

Japanese Social Crisis

By J. Woronoff
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1349252646
  • Pages : 287
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 590
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Political scandals, governmental instability and the poison-gas attack in central Tokyo show that Japan is passing through a serious social crisis. It affects virtually every social unit: family, school, company, political parties, religions and the nation. And it worries every segment of the population, young and old, men and women, management and labour, the elite and the plebe. Among other things, workers are growing dissatisfied with company life, families are undermined by discord and divorce, even the ruling Liberal Democratic Party collapsed (as did many of its opponents). The Japanese are ever harder to lead and the politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen who once led them are increasingly ineffective. Thus, while many reforms are mooted, and some are initiated, very few are actually implemented. Under these conditions, the many negative trends cannot be halted - let alone reversed - and the crisis should worsen.

Social Security

By John Attarian
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  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Isbn : 9781412834513
  • Pages : 393
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 935
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"Treating the Social Security crisis in unusually broad perspective, Attarian is critical of both the status quo and the privatization camps, and his recommendations offer an alternative to both. The book will be of interest to policy makers as well as citizens concerned about the future of Social Security."--BOOK JACKET.

Political and Economic Dynamics of the Eurozone Crisis

By James A. Caporaso,Martin Rhodes
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn : 0191072370
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 271
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This is the first book to provide a full and dispassionate account of the politics and economics of the Eurozone crisis, focusing on the interlinked origins and impacts of the Euro-Zone crisis and the policy responses to it. The book is distinguished from existing research by its avoidance (and rejection) of the too-often simplistic analysis that has characterized political, media and regrettably some academic coverage, and by its attempt to escape from the tyranny of day-to-day events and short-term developments. Each of the contributors identifies an important question and undertakes a careful empirical, theoretically-informed analysis that produces novel perspectives. Together they seek to balance many of the existing accounts that have rushed to sometimes unwarranted conclusions, concerning, for example, the locus of institutional power in European crisis-management; the power and centrality of particular member states, notably Germany which has been attributed with 'hegemonic' status; the supposed entrapment of EU policy makers by an 'austerity ideology'; and the deep flaws that apparently afflict the solutions to the crisis put painstakingly in place, such as Banking Union. While it will be some time before the EU can put the crisis behind it, and the dust finally settles on the revised institutional system that emerges, The Political and Economic Dynamics of the Eurozone Crisis marks an important step towards a considered, reflective analysis of the tumultuous events and developments of the crisis period.

Qualitative and Digital Research in Times of Crisis

By Kara, Helen,Khoo, Su-ming
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Isbn : 1447363825
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 485
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Crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic, disasters, or violent conflict present numerous challenges for researchers. Faced with disruption, obstacles, and even danger to their own lives, researchers in times of crisis must adapt or redesign existing research methods in order to continue their work effectively. Including contributions on qualitative and digital research from Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia, and the Americas, this volume explores the creative and thoughtful ways in which researchers have adapted methods and rethought relationships in response to challenges arising from crises. Their collective reflections, strategies, and practices highlight the importance of responsive, ethical, and creative research design and the need to develop methods for fostering mutual, reflexive, and healthy relationships in times of crisis.

The SARS Epidemic

By John Wong,Zheng Yongnian
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  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Isbn : 9814482080
  • Pages : 236
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 603
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In the first half of 2003, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) struck China (including Hong Kong), causing panic and claiming many lives. The unknown nature of SARS at that time also jolted the economic growth of China and Hong Kong, disrupted the social life of their citizens and created much stress and strain for their political systems and governance. Like other major crises, the management of the SARS crisis provides a good opportunity to examine the strengths and weaknesses of the political systems in China and Hong Kong. From the outset, scholars at the East Asian Institute (EAI) followed closely the unfolding of the disease in China, particularly how each of the two societies coped with this random external shock. SARS may or may not recur in the near future, but the episode has offered a glimpse into the extent of resilience of the two societies, the quality of their political leadership, the effectiveness of their political and institutional mobilization, the crisis-management capability of their respective bureaucracies, and the viability of their governance systems. This volume is the result of an EAI workshop on “SARS in China: Crises and Responses”. This book has been selected for coverage in: • Index to Scientific & Technical Proceedings® (ISTP® / ISI Proceedings) • Index to Scientific & Technical Proceedings (ISTP CDROM version / ISI Proceedings) • Index to Social Sciences & Humanities Proceedings® (ISSHP® / ISI Proceedings) • Index to Social Sciences & Humanities Proceedings (ISSHP CDROM version / ISI Proceedings) • CC Proceedings — Biomedical, Biological & Agricultural Sciences Contents: The Impact of SARS on Greater China Economies (J Wong et al.)SARS and China's Political System (Y Zheng & L F Lye)Local Management of SARS in China: Guangdong and Beijing (H Lai)SARS and the Rule of Law in China (K Zou)Healthcare Regime Change and the SARS Outbreak in China (X Gu)“Chinese Scientists Were Defeated by SARS” (C Cao)SARS and Freedom of Press: Has the Chinese Government Learnt a Lesson? (B He)The Hong Kong SAR Government, Civil Society and SARS (E Thomson & C H Yow) Readership: General. Keywords:SARS;Political Systems;Political Governance;China;Hong Kong;Crisis Management

Campus Crisis Management

By Eugene L. Zdziarski,Norbert W. Dunkel,J. Michael Rollo
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1000285138
  • Pages : 388
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 271
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Campus Crisis Management is a practical resource that helps campus administrators evaluate, revise, or establish a comprehensive crisis management plan appropriate for their college or university. Filled with examples, assessment tools, and checklists, this book describes the individuals who should be involved in developing a campus plan, what a plan should include, as well as a variety of crisis events and issues that should be addressed in a comprehensive crisis management plan. Including contributions from renowned practitioners at all levels, this fully revised, new edition contains the must-have information on crisis management, such as: How to develop a comprehensive crisis management system The different types of crises using the crisis matrix The structure, operation, and training of a crisis team Strategies for working with the media New chapters addressing behavioral intervention teams, active shooter situations, Title IX guidance, campus demonstrations, outbreaks of infectious and contagious diseases, and special event management. From a senior administrator working with an institution-wide emergency operations team, to a new professional looking to develop plans and protocols to respond to critical incidents, Campus Crisis Management is a comprehensive guide to planning and preparing for campus emergencies of any scale.

Crisis & Response

By Sopiee
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1136151303
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 563
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"First Published in 1989, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company."

Responding to Men in Crisis

By Brian Taylor
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 113427954X
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 434
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Responding to Men in Crisis is based on new research looking at gendered assumptions about rationality and men's mental health. It looks at postmodern theory in relation to masculinities and madness, and discusses key contemporary debates in political uses of risk, dangerousness and so on. The author relates this to a discussion of current policy and practice responses to men within the mental health system. It offers the reader a theoretical exploration of a topically and politically sensitive issues and is relevant to service user involvement and survivor movements, making it essential reading for academics and students of sociology and allied disciplines.

Petitioning the Courts of Heaven During Times of Crisis

By Robert Henderson
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  • Publisher : Destiny Image Publishers
  • Isbn : 0768456657
  • Pages : 82
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 116
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The Courts of Heaven in God's Answer to Crisis! There are times where we don't know what to do, or where to go. As people, we have run out of solutions and we are faced with crisis. Maybe an incurable illness? Perhaps a financial meltdown. Everything from relationship troubles to global uncertainty, crisis impacts everyone. Robert Henderson provides a prophetic solution that empowers you to come before the Courts of Heaven and receive victory over your current crisis. Receive revelatory teaching and pray anointed prayers that empower you to: Crush Satan under your feet through walking in perfect peace. Access 4 realms of powerful prayer that defeat anxiety. Discover the secret of persistent prayer that secures results. Unlock the supernatural power of thanksgiving with the Lord's Supper. Learn how to properly "Ask God" when you stand in His courts. Crisis was never meant to overwhelm or overcome believers. Discover how to rise up in the middle of whatever crisis you face, overcome fear, defeat anxiety and crush Satan under your feet!

The Complete Guide to Crisis & Trauma Counseling

By H. Norman Wright
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  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Isbn : 1441267581
  • Pages : 464
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 989
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Many pastors and lay counselors have had minimal training in clinical methods of grief and trauma counseling. The Complete Guide to Crisis and Trauma Counseling is a biblical, practical guide to pastoral counseling written by one of the most respected Christian therapists of our time. Dr. H. Norman Wright brings more than forty years of clinical and classroom experience to this topic. He shares real-life dialogues from his decades in private practice to demonstrate healthy, healing counseling sessions. Readers will learn how to counsel and coach both believers and nonbelievers who are in crisis, how to walk alongside them through the hours, weeks, and months following their trauma, and how to help them find the path to complete restoration.

Crisis and Change Today

By Peter Knapp,Alan Spector
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Isbn : 1442208236
  • Pages : 387
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 902
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Crisis and Change Today provides a solid introduction to Marxist social theory. The work's unique voice is expressed in its Socratic-dialogic approach, structured around forty questions that students have about society and social change. Topics range from theories of history, economics, unemployment, racial oppression, the state, fascism, the collapse of the Soviet bloc, and points of convergence and difference between the dialectical approach and other approaches to social science. The content and tone of the work invites students to evaluate various traditional and current explanations of social institutions and social processes and encourages them to weigh the debates and investigate further. The first edition was very well received (Distinguished Scholarship Award of the Section on Marxist Sociology of the ASA), and the second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to be relevant for students today. Though the first edition was written during the wake of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union, the growing gap between the rich and the poor and the economic crisis have generated more interest in using Marxist analysis both as a tool to analyze and understand capitalism and the weaknesses of past Marxist praxis.

Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?

By Mark A. Graber,Sanford Levinson,Mark Tushnet
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn : 0190888997
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Law
  • Reads : 689
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Is the world facing a serious threat to the protection of constitutional democracy? There is a genuine debate about the meaning of the various political events that have, for many scholars and observers, generated a feeling of deep foreboding about our collective futures all over the world. Do these events represent simply the normal ebb and flow of political possibilities, or do they instead portend a more permanent move away from constitutional democracy that had been thought triumphant after the demise of the Soviet Union in 1989? Constitutional Democracy in Crisis? addresses these questions head-on: Are the forces weakening constitutional democracy around the world general or nation-specific? Why have some major democracies seemingly not experienced these problems? How can we as scholars and citizens think clearly about the ideas of "constitutional crisis" or "constitutional degeneration"? What are the impacts of forces such as globalization, immigration, income inequality, populism, nationalism, religious sectarianism? Bringing together leading scholars to engage critically with the crises facing constitutional democracies in the 21st century, these essays diagnose the causes of the present afflictions in regimes, regions, and across the globe, believing at this stage that diagnosis is of central importance - as Abraham Lincoln said in his "House Divided" speech, "If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it."