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Alcoholism. Intemperance. Temperance reform

  • The International Committee of the Red Crossby David P. Forsythe; Barbara Ann J. Rieffer-Flanagan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has a complex position in international relations, being the guardian of international humanitarian law but often acting discretely to advance human dignity. Treated by most governments as if it were an inter-governmental organization, the ICRC is a non-governmental organization, all-Swiss at the... more...

  • Crisis and Emergency Managementby Ali Farazmand

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Examining emergency responses to environmental dangers and natural disasters, Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management provides coverage of a wide range of international issues using critical, empirical, and quantitative analyses. This book discusses various approaches to such topics as resolving political tension, the potential use of biological... more...

  • Using Space: Critical Geographies of Drugs and Alcoholby Christopher M. Moreno; Robert Wilton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The consumption of drugs and alcohol, and the pleasures and problems arising from this consumption, can be understood as embedded and constitutive elements of social, family, and recreational life. At the same time, they are key sites of intervention for a broad array of state and non-state actors focused on regulation, treatment, and recovery. ... more...

  • The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disasterby The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was possible?no tsunami of 45 feet could swamp a nuclear power... more...

  • Alcoholism/Chemical Dependency and the College Studentby Leighton Whitaker; Timothy Rivinus

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Professionals who work with college students--and college students themselves--address the current epidemic of drug use on college campuses in this timely book. In acknowledging that substance abuse problems proliferate during college and on into adult life when they then affect the next generation, the outstanding group of contributors offers forthright... more...

  • Addiction and Recovery in Gay and Lesbian Personsby Robert J Kus

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    This book provides chemical dependency clinicians a sampling of the work being done in the fields of gay and lesbian chemical dependency to enable clinicians to provide better care for their gay and lesbian clients. After an overview of 7 research studies which examine the incidence of alcoholism and/or chemical dependency in gay and lesbian persons,... more...

  • Jake and Miller's Big Adventureby Bernie Carr; Aja Wells

    Ulysses Press 2014; US$ 14.95

    BEING PREPARED IS A TON OF FUN! The world can be a scary place! There are snowstorms and mean snakes, hot jungles and wild rivers. But intrepid adventurer Jake and his dog Miller aren?t scared ?they?re prepared! In Jake & Miller?s Big Adventure , young readers discover it?s never too early to start prepping. Learning how to use life-saving survival... more...

  • Loving Someone in Recoveryby Beverly Berg; Stan Tatkin

    New Harbinger Publications 2014; US$ 13.95

    In Loving Someone in Recovery , a therapist offers powerful tools for the partners of recovering addicts. Based in mindfulness, attachment theory, and neurobiology, this book will help readers sustain emotional stability in their relationships, increase effective communication, establish boundaries, and take steps to reignite intimacy. Drawn from... more...

  • Self-Help and Mutual Aid Groupsby Francine Lavoie; Benjamin Gidron

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95

    Here is new information on the development of international and intercultural research on self-help groups. This book reflects the many developments which have occurred in the field over the past decade, emphasizing empirical research. Self-Help and Mutual Aid Groups provides specific research findings and honed concepts to help health professionals... more...

  • Faith-Based Policyby John Chandler

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 74.99

    John Chandler?s Faith-Based Policy: A Litmus Test for Understanding Contemporary America provides insight into the faith-based policies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Chandler argues that the faith-based experiment is becoming increasingly entrenched in the institutional fabric of American government and culture and that analyzing it reveals... more...