A Nation Under the Influence: America’s Addiction to Alcohol

Family, Policies

A Nation Under the Influence: America’s Addiction to Alcohol

Provides the reader with a an up-to-date view of alcohol abuse in America. Coverage includes a historical perspective, and the nature of alcohol use and abuse. Dependence, treatment, and alcohol use and health issues are covered. Alcohol’s impact on different sectors in our society, as well as economic and social issues on the U.S. economy are discussed.

Coverage of special populations, marketing and advertising issues, as well as primary and secondary methods of prevention and other solutions, help make this book well-rounded and the most current available on the market today. Issues of underage drinking, the stages of alcohol dependence, the relationship of the “family disease” are also discussed.

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Rethinking Globalization: Teaching for Justice in an Unjust World

Justice, Policies

Rethinking Globalization: Teaching for Justice in an Unjust World

Rethinking Globalization is the best single-volume source for teaching strategies that will help students make sense of an increasingly complicated and scary world. Rethinking Globalization alerts readers to the challenges we face–from child labor to sweatshops, from global warming to destruction of the rainforests–and also spotlights the enormous courage and creativity of people working to set things right. This essential resource includes role plays, interviews, poetry, stories, background readings, hands-on teaching tools, and much more!

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