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Alcoholism. Intemperance. Temperance reform

  • The Human Side of Disaster, Second Editionby Thomas E. Drabek

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 64.95

    Since the first edition of The Human Side of Disaster was published in 2009, new catastrophes have plagued the globe, including earthquakes in Haiti and New Zealand, tornadoes in Alabama and Missouri, floods in numerous locations, Hurricane Sandy, and the infamous BP oil spill. Enhanced with new cases and real-world examples, The Human Side of... more...

  • Critical Infrastructureby Tyson Macaulay

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 102.95

    Critical Infrastructure (CI) is fundamental to the functioning of a modern economy, and consequently, maintaining CI security is paramount. However, despite all the security technology available for threats and risks to CI, this crucial area often generates more fear than rational discussion. Apprehension unfortunately prompts many involved in CI... more...

  • Community Disaster Recovery and Resiliencyby DeMond S. Miller; Jason David Rivera

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 115.95

    Once again nature?s fury has taken a toll in pain, suffering, and lives lost. In recognition of the need for a rapid and appropriate response, CRC Press will donate $5 to the American Red Cross for every copy of Community Disaster Recovery and Resiliency: Exploring Global Opportunities and Challenges sold. In the past, societies would learn from... more...

  • Comparative Emergency Managementby DeMond Shondell Miller; Jason David Rivera

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 129.95

    A host of natural and man-made disasters have plagued the world in the twenty-first century, many with significant global impact. The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the Indian Ocean tsunami, and Hurricane Katrina all affected broad regions with devastating results. The need for better emergency management policies, procedures, and cooperation among... more...

  • Recoveryby Herbert L. Gravitz; Julie D. Bowden

    Touchstone 2015; US$ 15.00

    Rich with insight and awareness, Recovery explores the secrets, fears, hopes and issues that confront adult children of alcoholics. Authors and widely respected therapists and ACOA workshop leaders Herbert Gravitz and Julie Bowden detail in a clear question-and-answer format the challenges of control and inadequacy that ACOAs face as they struggle... more...

  • Narratives of Drunkennessby An Vleugels

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Focusing on Belgium from the mid-nineteenth century until the First World War, Vleugels presents a study of the drunkard in society. more...

  • The Penny-Pinching Prepperby Bernie Carr

    Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    COST-SAVING STRATEGIES FOR STOCKPILING EMERGENCY SUPPLIES AND BECOMING FULLY PREPARED?WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK! You need to get prepared before disaster strikes. But supplies can be expensive. This book solves the problem. Packed with inexpensive DIY projects for keeping your family safe in any worst-case scenario, this helpful handbook?s smart... more...

  • Carl Jung and Alcoholics Anonymousby Ian McCabe

    Karnac Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    "Show me a drunk and I'll show you someone in search of God", is a saying that could be derived from Carl Jung. Jung wrote to Bill Wilson, founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.), about his understanding of Rowland Hazard's alcoholism: "His craving for alcohol was the equivalent, on a low level, of the spiritual thirst of our being for wholeness, expressed... more...

  • Prepper's Survival Hacksby Jim Cobb

    Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    INGENIOUS TIPS, TRICKS AND TECHNIQUES FOR TURNING ORDINARY OBJECTS INTO SURVIVAL GEAR When a catastrophic event strikes, you?ll need to rely on your skills and supplies to keep you alive. This book teaches you how to improvise solutions for the scarcities, deficiencies, and dangers that will arise in a worst-case scenario. Prepper?s Survival... more...

  • If You Leave Me, Can I Come with You?by Misti B.

    Hazelden Publishing 2015; US$ 15.99

    ? By the time I?d gotten to Al-Anon? people responded with ?Thank God,? or ?It?s about time.? I wasn?t a horrible person. It?s not like I had buried bodies under my floorboards. I was just a little dramatic and a tiny bit controlling.? ?Misti B. Most people in the throes of codependency?s problematic behaviors typically don?t see their plight as... more...