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  • The End of the Welfare State?by Stefan Svallfors; Peter Taylor-Gooby

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Throughout the world, politicians from all the main parties are cutting back on state welfare provision, encouraging people to use the private sector instead and developing increasingly stringent techniques for the surveillance of the poor. Almost all experts agree that we are likely to see further constraints on state welfare in the 21st Century.... more...

  • The Consequences of Alcoholismby Marc Galanter

    Springer US 2006; US$ 188.98

    From the President of the Research Society on Alcoholism On behalf of the Research Society on Alcoholism, I am pleased to introduce this 14th volume of Recent Developments in Alcoholism about the consequences of alcoholism. Current concepts are presented in well-organized sections that focus on the medical, neuropsychiatric, economic, and biobehavioral... more...

  • The control of fuddle and flashby J.-W. Gerritsen

    BRILL 2000; US$ 74.00

    A historical and comparative overview describing the regulations of the use of alcohol and drugs (opiates) in the USA, the UK and the Netherlands. It explains the conditions, causes and consequences of the various regulatory regimes and provides insights into their political economy. more...

  • Patronage or Partnershipby Ian Smillie

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00

    Much has been written about the need to build local capacities in emergency and postemergency situations. Many relief programs, however, remain characterized by externality: in their funding, accountabilities, approach to management, and dependence upon expatriate staff. Reality often flies in the face of stated policy and good intentions. In reality,... more...

  • The Welfare State East and Westby Richard Rose; Rei Shiratori

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 104.99

    This unique, comparative examination of the different ways in which modern democratic societies provide welfare today focuses on the welfare strategies and experiences of the U.S., Japan, Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, and Israel, discussing each society's ideas about the best way for the state, the market, and the household to contribute to... more...

  • Scientific Networking and the Global Health Network Supercourseby R. LaPorte; F. Linkov

    IOS Press 2006; US$ 183.00

    Natural and man-made disasters, like floods and eruptions of volcanoes, have tormented mankind since antiquity. Despite all the warning signs, it is certain that when the eruption of Vesuvius started on the morning of 24 August, CE 79, it caught the local population of Pompeii utterly unprepared for the major disaster that ultimately ruined the entire... more...

  • Framework for Alcohol Policy in WHO European Regionby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 13.50

    The European Region is the WHO region with the highest alcohol intake in the world. Not only per capita consumption but also the disease burden from alcohol are twice the world average. Alcohol is the third-largest risk factor for death and disability in the Region and the largest risk factor among young people. The framework for alcohol policy in... more...

  • Global Status Reportby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 54.00

    The Global Status Report on Alcohol 2004 is a new edition of the Report published by WHO in 1999. This edition provides an update of the role of alcohol in global health and contains data not found in the earlier edition. The Report seeks to document what is known about alcohol consumption and drinking patterns among various population groups, alcohol's... more...

  • Leading a Support Groupby K. Nichols

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 47.00

    The use of support groups in healthcare, education and also elements of commerce and industry has great potential. This book uses the conversational/tutorial approach in teaching the basic skills of running support groups. more...

  • International Seminar On Nuclear War And Planetary Emergencies - 32nd Sessionby R. Ragaini

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 157.00 US$ 142.87

    This volume contains the proceedings of the 32nd International Seminar on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies, which was attended by global leaders in their scientific fields, advisors to presidents, defence secretaries, and high-level diplomats. Readers are invited to participate in the fascinating debate on the wide range of subjects covered including... more...