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- Delphinium Books 2012; US$ 14.99
This astonishing book reveals that there?s a lot more to playing slot machines?one of America?s fastest growing forms of entertainment?than good fun, deep relaxation and the dream of a multi-million-dollar jackpot. Slots tells how the machines work, how the random numbers that govern them are generated, and how the casinos make their profit . .... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
As life expectancy increases in India, the number of people living with dementia will also rise. Yet little is known about how people in India cope with dementia, how relationships and identities change through illness and loss. In addressing this question, this book offers a rich ethnographic account of how middle-class families in urban India... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; Not Available
?Glaser has written an engaging account of women and drink, citing fascinating studies about modern stressors?and evidence that some problem drinkers can learn moderation?.Bound to stir controversy? ( People ) . In Her Best-Kept Secret , journalist Gabrielle Glaser uncovers a hidden-in-plain-sight drinking epidemic. Using ?investigative rigor and... more...
- Guilford Publications 2011; US$ 49.00
From addictions treatment pioneer G. Alan Marlatt and associates, this is the authoritative work on harm reduction: its principles, strategies, and practical applications. Contributors review programs that have been developed and tested for a range of high-risk behaviors, including problem drinking, tobacco use, illicit drug use, and risky sexual... more...
- Transworld 2009; US$ 12.72
Roy Brindley has earned over a million pounds, has a contented family life, owns an incredible house and both a Porsche and a Ferrari. But he's not always had money to play with. In fact, he hasn't always had a home. Addicted to gambling like the majority of his family, Roy spent his teens and twenties in the bookies and, week in, week... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Racial Prescriptions explores the politics of dealing with health inequities through targeting pharmaceuticals at specific racial groups based on the idea that they are genetically different. Drawing on the introduction of BiDil to treat heart failure among African Americans, this book contends that while racialized pharmaceuticals are ostensibly about... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Disrupting, questioning and altering the taken-for-granted cosmos of everyday life, the experiences of illness challenge the different ways in which social normalcy is remembered, maintained and expected. Using rich qualitative and ethnographic data alongside print and on-line media sources, this book explores the various experiences of... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 12.72
Straight Flush is the true story of a group of University of Montana frat brothers who turned a weekly poker game in the basement of a local bar into one of the largest online poker companies in the world. At its height, the group's online empire was bringing in revenues of over a million dollars a day. The industry they launched grew... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Leading clinicians discuss the latest evidence-based approaches to working with families that have an addicted or substance abusing member Family Intervention in Substance Abuse: Current Best Practices gathers together in one easy-to-read volume the most effective family-based clinical approaches to work with families and the difficult issues of... more...