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  • Addictionby Michael De Vito

    Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2011; US$ 9.99

    Addiction: The Master Keys to Recovery, is an effective, easy to read, step by step guide for achieving successful recovery from substance abuse and addictive behavior.  The Master Keys have been proven time and time again to help individuals overcome addictive behavior and lead them on a life of successful recovery.  No matter how long or... more...

  • Divine Therapy and Addictionby Thomas Keating

    Lantern Books 2011; US$ 6.99

    In this major new work, Father Thomas Keating reflects on the wisdom and legacy of the Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve-Step Method and its connections to, and similarities with, the Christian mystical traditions of centering prayer and Lectio Divina. In conversation with a long-time member of AA meetings, Father Thomas talks insightfully about surrendering... more...

  • Life Behind Barsby Linda Tweedie

    Fledgling Press 2011; US$ 4.99

    Life behind Bars: Confessions of a Pub Landlady is an exhilarating account of life in the licensed trade. This hilariously funny collection of tales will have your sides splitting as Kate and Linda recount some of their most memorable experiences as pub landladies. Anyone who has lived in the Lothians in Scotland and drunk in the pubs that abound there... more...

  • Environment Disaster Linkagesby Rajib Shaw; Phong Tran

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 160.99

    This is one of the first books to focus on explicit linkages between the changing environment and disasters and suggests proactive approaches towards disaster management. A ready-reference for field practitioners it covers areas such as elements of environmental entry, impacts of environment and disaster, strategies, planning and the way forward. more...

  • Getting Wastedby Thomas Vander Ven

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    Most American college campuses are home to a vibrant drinking scene where students frequently get wasted, train-wrecked, obliterated, hammered, destroyed, and decimated. The terms that university students most commonly use to describe severe alcohol intoxication share a common theme: destruction, and even after repeated embarrassing, physically unpleasant,... more...

  • Children of Alcoholismby Barbara L. Wood

    NYU Press 1987; US$ 26.00

    In this sensitive and richly rewarding book Barbara L. Wood, a clinician with many years' experience working with adult children of the chemically dependent, gives clinicians informed and practical advice on how to treat the damaged self of these individuals. She offers strategies for intervention, along with step-by-step principles that tell the... more...

  • The Invisible Caring Handby Ram Cnaan; John DiIulio

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 27.00

    Based on in-depth interviews with clergy and lay leaders in 251 congregations nationwide, it reveals the many ways in which congregations are already working, beneath the radar, to care for people in need. This ground-breaking volume will provide much-sought empirical data to social scientists, religious studies scholars, and those involved in the... more...

  • A Workbook on Planning for Urban Resilience in the Face of Disastersby Fatima Shah; Federica Ranghieri

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 9.99

    This Workbook offers a step-by-step guide for city officials in proactively planning for natural disasters and climate change impacts. It is based on learning from three cities in Vietnam - Ha Noi, Can Tho, and Dong Hoi – that developed Local Resilience Action Plans (LRAPs) containing a set of prioritized actions, related to both infrastructure... more...

  • Community Based Disaster Risk Reductionby Rajib Shaw

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 171.99

    Deals with the topic of Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR). This book provides an overview of the subject and looks at the role of governments, NGOs, academics and corporate sectors in community based disaster risk reduction. It examines experiences from Asian and African countries. more...

  • The Prohibition Hangoverby Garrett Peck

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    Society is constantly evolving, and so are our drinking habits. The Prohibition Hangover examines the modern American temperament toward drink amid the $189-billion- dollar-a-year industry that defines itself by the production, distribution, marketing, and consumption of alcoholic beverages. Based on primary research, including hundreds of interviews... more...