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Alcoholism. Intemperance. Temperance reform

  • Disasters and Vulnerable Populationsby Lisa Baker; Loretta Cormier

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    Vulnerable populations such as children, older adults, and people with disabilities are disproportionately affected by large-scale disasters. This book is a valuable resource for students and professionals in the fields of social work, counseling, nursing, and mental health who need information on the best evidence-based interventions for disaster... more...

  • Shortsby Tessie Regan

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 15.95

    Blunt, witty and honest, Tess Regan's collection of short stories, poems and illustrations tell a personal tale of alcoholism, Asperger's syndrome and an unusual spiritual journey. They will be invaluable reading for anyone on the autism spectrum dealing with alcoholism or mental illness, their friends, family and the associated professionals. more...

  • Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacificby Ian Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    This book uses two international frameworks?the Millennium Development Goals and the Hyogo Framework for Action, a program focused on disaster risk management?to study the key trends in the region in terms of disaster incidence, sources of vulnerability and social and economic challenges. As both frameworks draw to a close, international debate is... more...

  • Alcohol in World Historyby Gina Hames

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    From the origins of drinking to the use and abuse of alcohol in the present day, this global historical study draws on approaches and research from biology, anthropology, sociology and psychology. Topics covered include: the impact of colonialism alcohol before the world economy industrialization and alcohol globalization,... more...

  • Human Factors Challenges in Emergency Managementby Christine Owen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The fire and emergency services is a particularly large industry - in Australia alone it employs 250,000 personnel - yet there is very little by way of published human factors books addressing this sector directly. This book provides an overview of state-of-the-art research that has been conducted within Australia, funded by the Bushfire Cooperative... more...

  • Gentlemen Bootleggersby Bryce T. Bauer

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    During Prohibition, while Al Capone was rising to worldwide prominence as Public Enemy Number One, the townspeople of rural Templeton, Iowa?population just 418?were busy with a bootlegging empire of their own. Led by Joe Irlbeck, the whip-smart and gregarious son of a Bavarian immigrant, the outfit of farmers, small merchants, and even the church... more...

  • Bootleggers and Beer Barons of the Prohibition Eraby J. Anne Funderburg

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    Bootleggers and Beer Barons is an accurate, wide-ranging, and entertaining account of the illegal liquor traffic during the Prohibition Era (1920 to 1933). Based on FBI files, legal documents, old newspapers and other sources, the author offers a coast-to-coast survey of Volstead crime--outrageous stories of America's most notorious liquor lords,... more...

  • Addictions Treatment for Older Adultsby Kathryn Graham; Sarah J Saunders; Margaret C Flower; Carol B Timney; Marilyn White-Campbell; Anne Zeidman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Here is a detailed description of an innovative approach for treating elderly persons who have alcohol or drug problems. During the past few years there has been growing recognition of the special needs of these individuals. Addictions Treatment for Older Adults describes the evaluation of the Community Older Persons Alcohol (COPA) Program. This book... more...

  • The History of Gay People in Alcoholics Anonymousby Audrey Borden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    The History of Gay People in Alcoholics Anonymous documents and honors the ways thousands of LGBT people have carried Alcoholics Anonymous' message. This illuminating chronicle includes interviews and documents that detail the compelling history, recovery, and wisdom of gay people in AA. The book examines the challenges AA faced as the fellowship... more...

  • Alcohol Use/Abuse Among Latinosby Melvin Delgado

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    In Alcohol Use/Abuse Among Latinos: Issues and Examples of Culturally Competent Services, you will learn how to design and improve services for Latinos with substance abuse problems by understanding that the cultures and personal backgrounds of your clients are crucial to the counseling process. This text will also show you how these service skills... more...