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- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 94.00
This encyclopedia presents the many sides of America's ongoing relationship with alcohol, examining the political history, pivotal events, popular culture, and advances in technology that have affected its consumption. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 49.95
Editor has published extensively in addiction medicine There is currently no other book on the market that looks at unhealthy alcohol use from the perspective of primary care Written specifically to address the needs of the practicing physician more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00
This book examines the regulatory environment for disaster prevention and management in broad social, economic and political contexts. It also addresses the important roles played by international law and regional regimes for cross-border cooperation. more...
- Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, generated a great deal of discussion in public policy and disaster management circles about the importance of increasing national resilience to rebound from catastrophic events. Since the majority of physical and virtual networks that the United States relies upon are... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
This book explores the role and influence of drink and drugs (primarily opium) in the Old West, which for this book is considered to be America west of the Mississippi from the California gold rush of the 1840s to the closing of the Western Frontier in roughly 1900. This period was the first time in American history that heavy drinking and drug abuse... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 19.99
Don't Be a Statistic. Be a Survivor! Floods, hurricanes, blackouts, swine flu, terrorist attacks--it's all part of life in the twenty-first century. But you don't have to sit back and watch your family become just another disaster statistic. You can survive--with Survive! - The Disaster, Crisis and Emergency Handbook! Filled with practical... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00
Each year, natural disasters threaten the strength and stability of communities worldwide. Yet responses to the challenges of recovery vary greatly and in ways that aren?t explained by the magnitude of the catastrophe or the amount of aid provided by national governments or the international community. The difference between resilience and disrepair,... more...
- Springer Japan 2014; US$ 129.00
This book establishes a new, holistic framework for disaster recovery and mitigation, providing a multidisciplinary perspective on the field of risk management strategies and societal and communal resilience. Going beyond narrow approaches that are all too prevalent in the field, this work builds on an optimum combination of community-level networks,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book is aimed to provide an opportunity for those with a focus in their work on young peoples substance use to describe recent trends, and to reflect on the implications of their findings for health educators. Although all the papers in the e-book describe trends and patterns in substance use amongst young people in the UK, there is evidence... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
The negative consequences of natural hazard events are staggering and growing. Governments are acting to increase community resilience, reduce losses, and facilitate recovery, but these actions do not always yield anticipated consequences. This book is a compelling interdisciplinary analysis of California's efforts to ensure that acute care hospitals... more...