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Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction  

W. J. Rorabaugh

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2020
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Jan 2020
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9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.001.0001
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book
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9780190280109
Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction traces the origins of prohibition back to the evangelical-based voluntary abstinence temperance movement in the early 1800s. It makes ... More
3. Life satisfaction

3. Life satisfaction  

Daniel M. Haybron

in Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778575
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.003.0003
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9780199590605
Can we use life satisfaction as a measure of happiness? ‘Life satisfaction’ looks at the idea that we measure our own happiness levels using subjective standards. This view has appeal as it ... More
4. Relationship changes—parents and peers

4. Relationship changes—parents and peers  

Peter K. Smith

in Adolescence: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2016
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May 2016
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9780191785245
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10.1093/actrade/9780199665563.003.0004
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9780199665563
Adolescence is a period of great change in relationships with parents and peers. A traditional, simple view was that relationships with peers became more influential, and relationships with ... More
8. Changes and transitions

8. Changes and transitions  

Stephen Fineman

in Work: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191778452
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10.1093/actrade/9780199699360.003.0008
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9780199699360
A polarization of jobs in the West between ‘lousy’ and ‘lovely’ has recently been observed. Well-paid managerial jobs have increased as have low-paid service jobs with middle-paid skilled ... More
Depression: A Very Short Introduction

Depression: A Very Short Introduction  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
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9780191785788
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199558650.001.0001
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book
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9780199558650
Covering melancholia, depression, manic depression, and bipolar disorder, Depression: A Very Short Introduction gives a brief account of the history of these concepts, before focusing on ... More
5. Legacies

5. Legacies  

W. J. Rorabaugh

in Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2020
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Jan 2020
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9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.003.0006
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9780190280109
‘Legacies’ explains that the most important legacy of prohibition in the United States concerned a dramatic change in drinking habits. The raunchy all-male saloon disappeared for good and ... More
7. Dreaming as delirium: sleep and mental illness

7. Dreaming as delirium: sleep and mental illness  

J. Allan Hobson

in Dreaming: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191775499
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802156.003.0007
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9780192802156
‘Dreaming as delirium’ shows that dreaming and severe mental illness are not only analogous, but identical. It is easy to imagine that physical changes in brain state can produce psychosis, ... More
4. Time-limited psychotherapy

4. Time-limited psychotherapy  

Tom Burns and Eva Burns‐Lundgren

in Psychotherapy: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2015
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Jan 2015
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9780191781599
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10.1093/actrade/9780199689361.003.0004
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9780199689361
For many therapists and patients, short-term therapies are now the treatments of choice. ‘Time-limited psychotherapy’ describes three time-limited psychotherapies that have emerged with ... More
3. Who is at risk of depression?

3. Who is at risk of depression?  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

in Depression: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
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9780191785788
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199558650.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199558650
One advantage of the more consistent application of diagnostic criteria for identifying individuals with a depressive disorder is that it allows national and international comparisons to be ... More
4. Models of depression

4. Models of depression  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

in Depression: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
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9780191785788
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10.1093/actrade/9780199558650.003.0004
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9780199558650
Epidemiological studies of depression give important insights into populations at higher risk of depression, but not everyone in certain high-risk circumstances will develop a clinical ... More
6. The institutional RevolutionThe Sonoran dynasty (1920–1934)

6. The institutional Revolution: The Sonoran dynasty (1920–1934)  

Alan Knight

in The Mexican Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2016
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Jan 2016
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9780191807664
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10.1093/actrade/9780198745631.003.0006
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9780198745631
‘The institutional Revolution: The Sonoran dynasty’ concentrates on the evolution of the Revolution—the Revolution in power—during the 1920s under the leadership of Obregón and then his ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Eric Rauchway

in The Great Depression and New Deal: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780199365609
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195326345.003.0888
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9780195326345
The Great Depression caused a profound crisis in the US. The world that broke down in 1929 broke down for reasons that had been predicted before. The Introduction gives a brief analysis of ... More
5. A global concept

5. A global concept  

Kevin Kenny

in Diaspora: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780199365913
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10.1093/actrade/9780199858583.003.0005
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9780199858583
‘A global concept’ describes how scattered communities have formed new bonds of solidarity. Decolonization caused new kinds of migration to occur. Anti-Chinese sentiment in Indonesia and ... More
4. Repeal

4. Repeal  

W. J. Rorabaugh

in Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2020
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Jan 2020
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9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.003.0005
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9780190280109
By the late Twenties, Americans increasingly recognized that prohibition could not work, but getting the political system to tackle the issue was hard. ‘Repeal’ explains that it would take ... More
Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction

Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

James Fulcher

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780191793011
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726074.001.0001
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book
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9780198726074
The word ‘capitalism’ is heard and used frequently, but what is capitalism about, and what does it mean? Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction discusses the history and development of ... More
6. Crisis? What crisis?

6. Crisis? What crisis?  

James Fulcher

in Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780191793011
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726074.003.0006
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9780198726074
Is capitalism in a state of crisis? Crises are in fact a normal part of the functioning of a capitalist society. ‘Crisis? What Crisis?’ looks at crises in capitalism from ‘tulipomania’ in ... More
8. Generalized anxiety disorder

8. Generalized anxiety disorder  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

in Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777486
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567157.003.0008
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chapter
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9780199567157
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a relatively new concept. Worry is the main characteristic of GAD, which can be a highly debilitating illness, with profound effects on a person's ... More
Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

Happiness: A Very Short Introduction  

Daniel M. Haybron

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778575
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.001.0001
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book
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9780199590605
Happiness: A Very Short Introduction considers the true nature of happiness and the current thinking on the subject, from psychology to philosophy. What is happiness? Is it ... More
8. A good life

8. A good life  

Daniel M. Haybron

in Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778575
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10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.003.0008
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chapter
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9780199590605
What do we mean by a good life? A good life must come to an end. ‘A good life’ looks at what could be said to constitute such a life. There are two fundamental parts: whether your life is ... More
4. Measuring happiness

4. Measuring happiness  

Daniel M. Haybron

in Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778575
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199590605
Can happiness be measured or is it too elusive and complex to measure? ‘Measuring happiness’ looks at the issues associated with trying to measure happiness. Measures of happiness can be ... More

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