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The Politics Of Stupid

Author : Susan Powter
ISBN : 9781416585336
Genre : Self-Help
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Susan Powter is back with her finest work yet! The Politics of Stupid is a revolutionary weight-loss program that shows people how they can reclaim their bodies and their brains. From food manufacturers to huge government lobbies to the fitness and diet industries, Powter illuminates why obesity is epidemic, and why millions of people are suffering the unnecessary consequences of being overfat and unfit. Inside this book you will learn: Who is the most powerful consumer in America's $276 billion food industry. Susan Powter's Lifestyle X-change program -- a revolutionary, interactive Web-supported program that tells the simple truth about weight loss and is refreshingly Susan Powter. How to motivate yourself to perform thirty minutes of regular cardio and strength training six days a week and achieve maximum results! With outrageous, uproarious humor that is Susan's trademark style, The Politics of Stupid is ultimately Susan's real-life, commonsense approach to weight loss. Readers will find she is "Stopping the Insanity" better than ever!

Writing Reading And Research

Author : Richard Veit
ISBN : 9781285963976
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Broadening the traditional notion of undergraduate research, WRITING, READING, AND RESEARCH thoroughly covers the essential skills for developing a research paper: analytical reading, synthesizing, paraphrasing, and summarizing. Presenting the process of research in a practical sequence, including separate chapters on finding, analyzing, and integrating sources, the authors illustrate each stage of the process with examples of student and professional writing. Using a flexible and goal-oriented approach, the authors have created a text that blends the best features of a theoretically informed rhetoric, an interdisciplinary reading anthology, and a research guide. WRITING, READING, AND RESEARCH, Ninth Edition, provides helpful and engaging exercises, frequent opportunities to write, and many occasions for discussion and critical response. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

What Women Want

Author : Deborah L. Rhode
ISBN : 9780199348299
Genre : Political Science
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American women fare worse than men on virtually every major dimension of social status, financial well-being, and physical safety. Sexual violence remains common, and reproductive rights are by no means secure. Women assume disproportionate burdens in the home and pay a heavy price in the workplace. Yet these issues are not political priorities. Nor is there a consensus that there still is a serious problem. In What Women Want, Deborah L. Rhode, one of the nation's leading scholars on women and law, brings to the discussion a broad array of interdisciplinary research as well as interviews with heads of leading women's organizations. Is the women's movement stalled? What are the major obstacles it confronts? What are its key priorities and what strategies might advance them? In addressing those questions, the book explores virtually all of the major policy issues confronting women. Topics include employment and appearance discrimination, the gender gap in pay and leadership opportunities, work/family policies, childcare, divorce, same-sex marriage, sexual harassment, domestic violence, rape, trafficking, abortion, poverty, and political representation, all with a particular focus on the capacities and limits of law as a strategy for social change. Why, despite four decades of equal employment legislation, is women's workplace status so far from equal? Why, despite a quarter century's effort at reforming rape law, is America's rate of reported rape the second highest in the developed world? Part of the problem lies in the absence of political mobilization around such issues and the underrepresentation of women in public office. In an age where many women are reluctant to identify as feminists, a broad-ranging, expert look at where American women are today is more necessary than ever. This path-breaking book explores how women can and should act on what they want.

Water Cure Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015014700150
Genre : Hygiene
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Diet Nation

Author : Patrick Basham
ISBN : NWU:35556036698462
Genre : Obesity
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Does the obesity epidemic require radical countermeasures? Contrary to the obesity crusaders' belief, this work argues that we cannot overcome the obesity problem through legislation.

Public Health Profiteering

Author : Thomas DiLorenzo
ISBN : 9781351325783
Genre : Medical
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The diet industry feeds on the hopes and the fears of those who need-or think that they need-to lose weight. Since the publication of the first known diet book in 1864, a host of sanctimonious preachers and self-proclaimed experts-often overweight themselves-have stoked fears of obesity effectively for both profit and political power, none more so than former surgeon general C. Everett Koop. In Public Health Profiteering, James T. Bennett and Thomas J. DiLorenzo offer a scathing and irreverent assessment of Koop's public and private career showing how a brilliant pediatric surgeon has evolved into a self-seeking and hypocritical public scold.During his term as Surgeon General under the Bush administration, Koop, enamored of the military trappings of title and uniform, saw himself as leading an army of public health administrators against an enemy. As often as not, the enemy took on the disquieting countenance of the American people. In Koop's view they were stupid, improvident, feckless, unable to make the simplest decisions about their lives. As Bennett and DiLorenzo show, he used his position as a bully pulpit for intemperate attacks on the tobacco and alcohol industries and to irresponsibly exaggerate the dangers of obesity. While taking a prohibitionist line, Koop himself smoked a pipe, drank martinis, and weighed in at a hefty 210 pounds. Although Koop claimed that he would never cash in on his office, his subsequent career tells a far different story. He has lobbied, hawked, and endorsed products for a host of firms: Wyeth Ayerst (makers of the dubious diet drug Fen-Phen), Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, Intel, Neurocrine, Kelloggs, BioPure, and many others.Lively in style and carefully researched, Public Health Profiteering will be of interest to health policy specialists, political scientists, economists, and media analysts.James T. Bennett is professor of economics at George Mason University. He is founder and editor of the Journal of Labor Research and has authored many books and articles, including Health Research Charities: Image and Reality and Official Lies: How Washington Misleads Us, co-authored with Thomas DiLorenzo.Thomas DiLorenzo is professor of economics at the Sellinger School of Business and Management at Loyola College in Baltimore. He has co-authored many books and is widely published in academic journals as well as the popular press, including the Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

Policy Politics In Nursing And Health Care

Author : Diana J. Mason
ISBN : UOM:39015063085073
Genre : Medical
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The powerhouse author team of Diana J. Mason, Judith K. Leavitt, and Mary W. Chaffee has put together a textbook filled with insights from well-known nurses and policy makers. This new edition combines scholarly analysis and first-hand narratives from the field to ensure a well-rounded understanding of important issues. This resource cultivates the development of valuable skills including conflict management, lobbying, the use of media, and working with communities for change -- essential abilities for any nurse assuming a leadership role in today's changing health care environment. Solid breadth and depth of content covers both policy and politics. Contributors include many leading nurse experts in policy and politics. A diverse mix of styles, perspectives, and levels of content to appeal to many nursing audiences. Policy Spotlights provide key information on specific policy issues such as complementary therapies, reimbursement, social security, childcare and Medicare issues and options. Updated Policy Spotlights focus on policy issues such as Stem Cell Research, Medical Marijuana, Genetics, and Intimate Partner Violence. Updated Vignettes detail personal experiences, opportunities, and challenges facing a nurse in this career path. New Taking Action sections highlight a policy issue or political strategy and provide nurses with examples of how they can take action. Evidence-Based Practice (research) and its impact on health care policy and politics is integrated where appropriate. New Web Resource boxes include recommended website addresses for students to obtain additional information.

Powerful Wisdom For Powerful Writing

Author : Richard W. Kelsey
ISBN : 1434364003
Genre : Self-Help
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Powerful Wisdom for Powerful Writing will catapult you into the 21st Century with a rock-solid foundation for a good business letter. My primary purpose for this book is to give you a proven approach for any letter. In addition, you will be given many snares to avoid for getting your desired results. The Bonus Chapters will expand your awareness abouta person's silent message.

Human Evolution And Culture

Author : CTI Reviews
ISBN : 9781478401995
Genre : Education
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Human Evolution and Culture. In this book, you will learn topics such as Genetics and Evolution, Human Variation and Adaptation, Primates: Past and Present, and The First Hominids and the Emergence of Homo plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Our Origins Discovering Physical Anthropology

Author : CTI Reviews
ISBN : 9781467217712
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Our Origins, Discovering Physical Anthropology. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

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