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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Displacement has traditionally been conceptualized as a phenomenon that results from conflict or other disruptions in developing or unstable countries. Hurricane Katrina shattered this notion and highlighted the various dilemmas of population displacement in the United States. The dilemmas stem from that of inconsistent terminology and definitions;... more...
- World Health Organization 2014; US$ 72.00
WHO has published several reports in the past on this topic with the last one being publishedin 2011 but this report of 2014 has some unique features. First it describes some progress made inalcohol policy development in WHO member States after endorsement of the Global strategy toreduce the harmful use of alcohol in 2010. Second this report provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Faith-based organizations continue to play a significant role in the provision of social work services in many countries but their role within the welfare state is often contested. This text explores their various roles and relationships to social work practice, includes examples from different countries and a range of religious traditions and identifies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95
Manage a Hazard or Threat Effectively and Prevent It from Becoming a Disaster When disaster strikes, it can present challenges to those caught off guard, leaving them to cope with the fallout. Adopting a risk management approach to addressing threats, vulnerability, and risk assessments is critical to those on the frontline. Developed with... more...