Elder Abuse
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 88

Elder Abuse

Covers: How Are Elders Abused? (case histories, physical abuse and neglect, financial abuse, psychological abuse, self-neglect, sexual abuse, and violation of rights); Theories For Why Abuse Occurs; Survey of the State Human Services Dept. and Adult Protective Service Workers; Federal and State Efforts to Identify and Prevent Elder Abuse (1978-1990); Policy Recommendations; and Appendix (Directory of Officials Responsible for adult Protective Services and Elder Abuse). Photos and charts.

21st Century Manufacturing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 225

21st Century Manufacturing

Covers: framework, data & metrics; & tools, methodology & application. Also includes capability summary sheets on more than 50 critical technologies. Charts & tables.

Intelligence Threat Handbook
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 69

Intelligence Threat Handbook

Provides an unclassified reference handbook which explains the categories of intelligence threat, provides an overview of worldwide threats in each category, and identifies available resources for obtaining threat information. Contents: intelligence collection activities and disciplines (computer intrusion, etc.); adversary foreign intelligence operations (Russian, Chinese, Cuban, North Korean and Romanian); terrorist intelligence operations; economic collections directed against the U.S. (industrial espionage); open source collection; the changing threat and OPSEC programs.

Understanding Gene Testing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 31

Understanding Gene Testing

Everything you've ever wanted to know about genes in an easy-to-understand format. Explains what genes are and how they are linked to diseases. All aspects of gene testing are also covered including their uses and benefits. Topics include: risks of gene testing, the role of genetic counseling, predictive gene tests for cancer, the relationship between genes and cancer, and the limitations of gene testing. Illustrated.

How to Conduct a Feasibility Study for Information Technologies
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 46

How to Conduct a Feasibility Study for Information Technologies

Developed to assist state agencies with critical aspects of the management of information technology. Provides clear and realistic suggestions for the management of information. Chapters: benefits of conducting a feasibility study, the study team and feasibility study report -- model outline, documenting.

The Underground Railroad
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 194

The Underground Railroad

A study by the National Park Service on how to best interpret & commemorate the Underground Railroad, emphasizing the approximate routes taken by slaves escaping to freedom before the Civil War. Findings: the Underground Railroad story is nationally significant; a few elements of the story are represented in existing National Park Service units & other sites, but many important resource types are not adequately represented & protected; many sites remain that meet established criteria for designation as national historic landmarks; many sites are in imminent danger of being lost or destroyed, etc. Illustrated.

Alternative Medicine
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 365

Alternative Medicine

Develops a baseline of information on the state of alternative medicine in the U.S. Includes the input of more than 200 practitioners & researchers of alternative medicine from throughout the U. S. Reports on a series of opinions expressed by non- government participants in the workshops described. Covers: mind-body interventions, bioelectromagnetics, manual healing, herbal medicine, diet & nutrition, & much more. Extensive appendices. Figures & tables.

Protecting Critical Information & Technology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 667

Protecting Critical Information & Technology

Partial contents: plenary sessions (intellectual property & national security; technology transfer; economic espionage); workshops (establishing an OPSEC program); acquisition/treaties (arms control synergism; on-site inspection); counterintelligence/ intelligence (Chinese security & economic interests; enviro- terrorism); counterintelligence/law enforcement (counter-narcotics); economics (Japanese business intelligence; protecting trade secrets); general issues (computer crime; literature intelligence; FOIA requests; deception & cognition); technology (semiconductor industry; unclassified technology; call diversion).

Destination Japan
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 67

Destination Japan

Covers: marketing strategy, business customs and practices, Japanese government procurement, Japanese testing, standards and certification and export financing. Also focuses on property protection rights, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs, trade secrets and other intellectual property rights in Japan.

Biological Rhythms
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 249

Biological Rhythms

Discusses biological rhythms: what they are, how they are controlled by the brain, and the role they play in regulating physiological and cognitive functions. The major focus of the report is the examination of the effects of nonstandard work hours on biological rhythms and how these effects can interact with other factors to affect the health, performance, and safety of workers. Over 100, photos, drawings, charts, and tables.