Teeth is a wicked, politically incorrect satire about stout, horse-faced Miriam Potts and her balding obese, thirty-something son Hans. In 1979, this pair of self-righteous bigots flees from ethnically challenged Camden, New Jersey to tiny, time-warped, segregationist Gumball, Georgia in search of the kind of peace and contentment they are convinced only the Old South can offer two deserving, God fearing Episcopalians. Bent on establishing an orthodontic practice and basking in the gentile Southern way of life, instead they manage to incite a war among the KKK, the black Presbyterian and white Fundamentalist church congregations, a moonshining Sheriff, a corporate raiding party headed by a Jewish Napoleon, and the US Treasury Department.
Foreign affairs practitioners and policy analysts claim that international arms embargoes usually fail due to the lack of political will among national governments to implement and enforce these restrictions. This volume confronts this critique directly, first by describing a more nuanced assessment of success, and then by presenting well-informed empirical and case-study chapters that reveal arms embargoes to be more effective than often understood. The chapters in this book examine some of the more complex cases of arms embargoes such as Iraq, Pakistan, Angola, Liberia and the Great Lakes region of Africa. Readers will find data and assessments not available in prior studies, as well as frameworks that can be replicated in future research. The book concludes with policy suggestions for how arms embargoes might be strengthened and their political objectives more readily attained.
Even with all the advancements that have been made in dentistry, tooth decay is still a leading disease in the world. Estimates suggest that up to 90 percent of school children and almost 100 percent of adults have cavities.
Even though our teeth play a vital role in our overall health, most people still don't know how to properly care for them. Take a look around, and you'll see no shortage of people missing teeth, wearing dentures, or suffering from bad breath and bleeding gums.
B. Theo Clifford helps clear up the mysteries surrounding proper dental care. The longtime hygienist answers questions such as:
Why are you and/or your children suffering from tooth decay?
You don't have to continue suffering from dental problems that are painful, embarrassing, and even life threatening. Even if you're older, you can take proactive steps to improve the health of your teeth and avoid future problems.
Written in easy-to-understand language, this guidebook provides the information you need to make good decisions about your teeth. It's time to learn How to Keep Your Teeth for a Lifetime."