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Under the Influence

Under the Influence Book
Author : Ron Parker
Publisher : I. E. Clark Publications
Release : 1993-03
ISBN : 9780886803780
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Under the Influence

Under the Influence Book
Author : Robert H. Frank
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release : 2020-01-28
ISBN : 0691198829
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From New York Times bestselling author and economics columnist Robert Frank, bold new ideas for creating environments that promise a brighter future Psychologists have long understood that social environments profoundly shape our behavior, sometimes for the better, often for the worse. But social influence is a two-way street—our environments are themselves products of our behavior. Under the Influence explains how to unlock the latent power of social context. It reveals how our environments encourage smoking, bullying, tax cheating, sexual predation, problem drinking, and wasteful energy use. We are building bigger houses, driving heavier cars, and engaging in a host of other activities that threaten the planet—mainly because that's what friends and neighbors do. In the wake of the hottest years on record, only robust measures to curb greenhouse gases promise relief from more frequent and intense storms, droughts, flooding, wildfires, and famines. Robert Frank describes how the strongest predictor of our willingness to support climate-friendly policies, install solar panels, or buy an electric car is the number of people we know who have already done so. In the face of stakes that could not be higher, the book explains how we could redirect trillions of dollars annually in support of carbon-free energy sources, all without requiring painful sacrifices from anyone. Most of us would agree that we need to take responsibility for our own choices, but with more supportive social environments, each of us is more likely to make choices that benefit everyone. Under the Influence shows how.

Under The Influence

Under The Influence Book
Author : Cynthia Robinson,Leyla Rouhi
Publisher : BRILL
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9004139990
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A volume of eleven innovative essays on cultural production in medieval Castile, blending original archival work with a rigorous consideration of comparative methodology for the study of religions and languages in contact.

A City Under the Influence

A City Under the Influence Book
Author : John Hunt
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1971
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Women Under the Influence

Women Under the Influence Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : JHU Press
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9780801882289
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This comprehensive and accessible book documents the physical and emotional effects of substance abuse in girls and women, explores the role of the advertising and entertainment industries in popularizing various substances of abuse, and discusses the way America responds to this enormous health problem. Covering a broad range of substances—nicotine, alcohol, prescription and illicit drugs—the book addresses the unique reasons that girls and women smoke and abuse alcohol and drugs. It provides the most current information about the use of prescription and club drugs, key warning signs of addiction, and options for prevention and treatment. The book includes historical anecdotes and testimonies from recovering women. Incorporating more than a decade of extensive research, Women under the Influence will help women, health care professionals, educators, and policy makers understand the scope of substance abuse in girls and women, the urgency of responding to the problem, the key points of intervention, and potential roads to recovery.

Under the Influence

Under the Influence Book
Author : Ana Mijacki
Publisher : Actar
Release : 2020-01-07
ISBN : 9781948765152
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"The 'Under the Influence' book is based on the eponymous symposium, which brought together scholars and practitioners of architecture in order to focus on one of the most anxious disciplinary topics: influence. The symposium invited each of the participants to illuminate a single term--a disciplinary synonym for appropriation--and through that term, the specific strategies, historical, and disciplinary circumstances in which it is enmeshed. It was organized and hosted by Ana Miljački, and presented by the MIT Department of Architecture."--Page 3. With some small additions this is a reprint of that book. "Influence is not easily quantified. It is elusive, even when we casually admit to it as we ogle images on the internet, or feel ourselves softening our resolve on an important issue in light of a beautifully crafted piece of rhetoric; or as the mass-media drone imperceptibly rewires some of our most fundamental desires."--Page 23. When 'Under the Influence' symposium took place at MIT in 2012, the invitation to discuss issues of originality and copying in architecture were still taboo. There have been a number of projects on the topic since, but they have hardly exhausted the topics of copying and copyright, whose importance increases with every act of scrolling or ?liking? architectural images on Instagram.

Under the Influence

Under the Influence Book
Author : Peter Hernon,Terry Ganey
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1992
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Uncovers the opportunism, unbridled power, family conflict, and sex scandals hidden behind the red, white, and blue logo of the Anheuser-Busch family dynasty

Under the Influence

Under the Influence Book
Author : Kate Transchel
Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Pre
Release : 2006-03-01
ISBN : 0822971011
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book examines a highly significant chapter in the history of the Russian state and society: how those in power in Russian understood the impact of drinking on the state policy and on Russia's working classes between 1895 and 1932.

Under the Influence of Nothingness

Under the Influence of Nothingness Book
Author : Dan Provost
Publisher : Kung Fu Treachery Press
Release : 2020-02-25
ISBN : 9781950380954
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Dan Provost's poetry has been published throughout the small press for a number of years. His work has been nominated for the "Best of the Web" and still loves football and music. He lives in Berlin, New Hampshire with his wife Laura and their dog, Bella.

Under the Influence

Under the Influence Book
Author : James Robert Milam,Katherine Ketcham
Publisher : Bantam
Release : 2011-08-17
ISBN : 030780173X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ten of millions Americans suffer from alcoholism, yet most people still wrongly believe that alcoholism is a psychological or moral problem, and that it can be cured by psychotherapy or sheer will power. Based on groundbreaking scientific research, Under The Influence examine the physical factors that set alcoholics and non-alcoholics apart, and suggests a bold, stigma-free way of understanding and treating the alcoholic. How to tell if someone you know is an alcoholic. The progressive stages of alcoholism. How to get an alcoholic into treatment—and how to choose a treatment program. Why frequently prescribed drugs can be dangerous—even fatal—for alcoholics. How to ensure a lasting recovery. Praise for Under the Influence "The most important breakthrough in alcoholism since the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous in 1935."—Ron Fagan, founder & director, Ceder Hills Alcoholism Treatment Center "A landmark . . . A must for anyone concerned about drinking."—Alcoholism, Journal of the American Medical Society on Alcoholism and the Research Society on Alcoholism "Vital, simple, world-changing information."—Co-Evolution Quarterly "Under The Influence will advance by light years the understanding of alcoholism and the recovery process."—Mel Schulstad, Cofounder, National Association of Alcoholism Counselors

Under the Influence

Under the Influence Book
Author : John Jung
Publisher : Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
Release : 1994
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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While hundreds of books exist on the dangers of drinking, Dr. Jung goes further -- he provides an in-depth examination of the behavior and habits of alcoholics as well as 'social drinkers' in America. This scientifically-based book doesn't require advanced technical knowledge to understand, yet it provides a basic understanding of the causes and effects of alcohol consumption. Jung's integrated overview includes the history of American attitudes toward alcohol and its use, the nature of current drinking practices in the United States, and an examination of the physiological and psychological effects of alcohol consumption.

Teens Under the Influence

Teens Under the Influence Book
Author : Katherine Ketcham,Nicholas A. Pace, M.D.
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release : 2008-11-26
ISBN : 0307491714
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Across the United States, in small towns and major cities, in suburbs and slums, in public and private schools, thousands of kids are experimenting with drugs. Many of them will become addicts; some will die. The first and only book to focus entirely on adolescent alcohol and other drug use, Teens Under the Influence addresses the immediate dangers that threaten these kids—exploring the short- and long-term effects of their addiction and giving parents solid, sensitive, practical advice to combat this growing epidemic. Knowledge is the key to defeating drug addictions, and that is what this comprehensive, timely new book provides. Full of candid true stories from adolescent drug users, with facts based on the most recent scientific research, Teens Under the Influence tells you exactly what you need to know to deal with your child’s problem, covering such important topics as • The common myths and misconceptions about drug addiction • The crucial differences between adult and adolescent dependency • The reasons kids get hooked • The stages of adolescent addiction • The different kinds of drugs kids use and combine • Various treatment options and how to choose the best treatment for your child • Strategies for handling relapses Teens Under the Influence offers practical help that may save your child’s life. It may save the life of a friend. And it may save your own.

Poems from the Fast

Poems from the Fast Book
Author : Jeanetta Britt
Publisher : Twelve Stones Pub
Release : 2001
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Under the Influence

Under the Influence Book
Author : Nancy Warren
Publisher : Harlequin Books
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9780373794560
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sexy bartender Johnny Santini mixes one wicked martini. Or so efficiency expert Natalie Fanshaw discovers when she takes a seat at his beachfront bar one lonely night. It's Valentine's Day, and they're the only single people in the heart-strewn place! Natalie knows she spends too much time with her spreadsheets--she's forgotten what it's like to be between the sheets. Johnny is such a charmer, mixing his signature cocktails while making her feel s-o-o-o very special. And when he asks her to help him create a fab new drink for the town's upcoming martini contest, Natalie can't say no. A fantasy fling with Johnny could be a recipe for disaster. But hey, she could always claim to be under the influence!

Under the Influence of Jesus

Under the Influence of Jesus Book
Author : Joe Paprocki
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2014-01-15
ISBN : 9780829440508
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In Under the Influence of Jesus, Joe Paprocki explains that by opening ourselves to encountering Christ, we can learn how to live the Gospel and be models of faith.

Women Under the Influence

Women Under the Influence Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : JHU Press
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9780801882289
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This comprehensive and accessible book documents the physical and emotional effects of substance abuse in girls and women, explores the role of the advertising and entertainment industries in popularizing various substances of abuse, and discusses the way America responds to this enormous health problem. Covering a broad range of substances—nicotine, alcohol, prescription and illicit drugs—the book addresses the unique reasons that girls and women smoke and abuse alcohol and drugs. It provides the most current information about the use of prescription and club drugs, key warning signs of addiction, and options for prevention and treatment. The book includes historical anecdotes and testimonies from recovering women. Incorporating more than a decade of extensive research, Women under the Influence will help women, health care professionals, educators, and policy makers understand the scope of substance abuse in girls and women, the urgency of responding to the problem, the key points of intervention, and potential roads to recovery.

Under the Influence

Under the Influence Book
Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2002
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Under the Influence

Under the Influence  Book
Author : Jacques Normand,Richard O. Lempert
Publisher : National Academies Press
Release : 1994-01-15
ISBN : 0309596262
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Drug use in the workplace, its effect on performance and safety, and the role of workplace drug testing has received much attention in the popular press. But what do we actually know about this troubling issue? With an extensive and readable overview of the literature, the committee presents what we do know by examining the major issues: The extent and severity of drug use on and off the job. The strengths and weaknesses of methods for detecting drug use through standard drug tests. The effect of drug use on behavior, including the results of both laboratory and field studies that have examined work-related behavior and worker productivity. The effectiveness of interventions to deal with drug use, such as employee assistance programs, health promotion programs, and treatment programs for substance abuse. This volume will be of practical interest to human resource and employee assistance program managers, policymakers, and investigators.

Under the Influence of Fluxus

Under the Influence of Fluxus Book
Author : Wayne Baerwaldt
Publisher : Plug In, Incorporated
Release : 1991
ISBN : 9780921381068
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Under the Influence

Under the Influence Book
Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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