Search inside eBookDB


Author: Glenn D. Paige
Publisher: Center for Global Nonkilling
Keywords: book, proceedings, forum, leadership, nonkilling, global
Number of Pages: 343
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 1880309114
ISBN-13: 9781880309117

The long history of nonviolent cross-border interventions in situations of conflict constitutes a rich source of practical experience, of lessons learned. However, these lessons have never been drawn together and subjected to sustained scrutiny.In line with a new and comprehensive typology developed for this book, various examples of nonviolent cross-border direct interventions, which have been undertaken by activists rather than by humanitarian agencies, are described here and the lessons provided by these interventions are detailed.
37611

Author: David R. Warren
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: base, closure, rounds, prior, learned, bases, lessons, military
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 1998-12-01
ISBN-10: 078817553X
ISBN-13: 9780788175534

Focuses on lessons learned from four rounds of base realignments & closures (BRACs) held in 1988, 1991, 1993, & 1995. Addresses the applicability of these lessons to future BRACs as related to savings, costs, & economic impact; legislative actions needed to authorize future BRAC rounds; & what improvements would be needed in the Department of Defense's process for identifying bases for realignment & closure. Charts & tables.
10176

Author: Daniel A. Morales-Gómez
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: canada, latin, america, experience, lessons, parallels, policy, global, society, social
Number of Pages: 250
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 0889367612
ISBN-13: 9780889367616

Parallels and Lessons from the Canada-Latin America Experience
26794

Author: Janet Heinrich (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: public, health, preparedness, lessons, outbreak, nile, virus, west
Number of Pages: 76
Published: 2000-02
ISBN-10: 0756709016
ISBN-13: 9780756709013

In the fall of 1999 the mosquito-borne West Nile virus (WNV) killed 7 people in the NY City area & made dozens more very sick. It was initially misidentified as a different, related mosquito-borne virus often found in the U.S. The outbreak serves as a source of lessons about how public health (PH) officials can be better prepared in responding to potential crises involving uncertain causes, & how they can detect & respond to an act of biological terrorism. This report reviews the WNV outbreak & the response to it, focusing on establishing a chronological account of the events that occurred; &
4254

Author: Marian Fisher
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: science, domestic, lessons, twenty
Number of Pages: 118
Published: 2008-01-01
ISBN-10: 1429010231
ISBN-13: 9781429010238

Divided into twenty lessons, Marian Cole Fisher's 1916 work provides a home study guide on the characteristics and uses of different food categories. Whether meat, vegetable, cheese or egg, each section teaches the home student how to handle the foods in question and provides recipes. Housekeeping do's and don'ts as well as helpful hints are also included.
23677

Author: Stanley J. Czerwinski
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: recovery, future, gustav, disasters, congressional, testimony, ike, hurricanes, past, experiences, offer, lessons, disaster
Number of Pages: 15
Published: 2009-09
ISBN-10: 1437915051
ISBN-13: 9781437915051

Recovery from major disasters is a complex undertaking that involves the combined efforts of fed., state, and local govżt. in order to succeed. While the fed. govt. provides a significant amount of financial and technical assistance for recovery, state and local jurisdictions work closely with fed. agencies to secure and make use of those resources. This testimony describes lessons and insights that have been identified from review of past disasters, which may be useful to inform recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricanes Ike and Gustav, as well as disasters yet to come. These lessons come fr
10311

Author: Joel C. Willemssen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: applied, management, challenges, learned, lessons, computing, challenge, year
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 2000-02
ISBN-10: 0756708737
ISBN-13: 9780756708733

The Year 2000 (Y2K) challenge was a major test of the nation's ability to protect our computer systems & the critical operations & infrastructures they support. The government successful met the Y2K challenge. However, major mgmt. challenges remain in areas such as computer security & critical infrastructure protection. This report (1) identifies lessons the federal government has learned from Y2K applicable to improving federal information technology (IT) mgmt., (2) identifies lessons that individual agencies can apply to mgmt. of future IT initiatives, & (3) discusses how the momentum genera
25768
(Page 2 of 127)    First   Previous   Next   Last  Go to Page:
No Books found.