‘Catastrophe Risk Financing in Developing Countries’ provides a detailed analysis of the imperfections and inefficiencies that impede the emergence of competitive catastrophe risk markets in developing countries. The book demonstrates how donors and international financial institutions can assist governments in middle- and low-income countries in promoting effective and affordable catastrophe risk financing solutions. The authors…
A monograph that presents studies on recruitment and retention of direct support professionals, including strategies to reduce turnover of newly-hired staff.
Focusing on the rehabilitation of criminals, this work contains a collection of essays looking at the effectiveness of this form of treatment and how to deal with juvenile delinquents. The book also examines programmes that work such as those with children and drug abusers.
Highlighting opportunities for and barriers to interventions, this book draws on successful models for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, injuries, and smoking. In addition, it reviews the risk factors associated with Alzheimer’s disease, schizophrenia, and alcohol abuse and dependence, depressive disorders, and conduct disorders, and evaluates current prevention programs.