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  • Engs, Ruth C. (Wiley-Blackwell, 1991)
    During the late 19th century, a "clean living" movement emerged in the U.S. dominated by efforts to control alcohol consumption, tobacco use, and females' reproductive health. The movement also advocated proper diet, ...
  • Engs, Ruth C. (Informa Healthcare, 1995)
    To explore the question of the etiology of western European drinking cultures, some tentative hypotheses will be offered. It is hoped that these speculations will generate discussion and a more thorough examination of the ...
  • Engs, Ruth C.; McKaig, Richard; Jacobs, Bruce (This article was originally published in the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, published by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators., 1996)
    The authors trace the historical background and describe the symptomology relating to mass hysteria and psychogenic illness. After presenting a case study of an incident of such behavior at a mid-western university, they ...
  • Engs, Ruth (Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 1997)
    A letter to the editor proposing that signs suggest a cresting of the anti-alcohol movement and that prohibition of alcohol for those under 21 has done little to decrease negative drinking behaviors.
  • Engs, Ruth C (Indiana University, 2000)
    The United States, as a nation, has great confusion concerning drinking. It does not appear to be able to come to a consensus regarding alcohol consumption or what constitutes moderate and responsible drinking. More awareness ...
  • Engs, Ruth Clifford (Routledge - Taylor and Francis, 2001)
    This chapter is part of a book that is based on the premise that drinking behaviors are primarily learned. This chapter highlights the deep entrenchment of cultural differences that have their origins in antiquity. Without ...
  • Engs, Ruth Clifford (Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 2003)
    St. Scholastica, based upon centuries of tradition, is considered the twin sister of St. Benedict of Nursia, founder of monastic communities and compiler of the Rule of St. Benedict, a guide to common-sense living and ...
  • Engs, Ruth Clifford (Abbey Press, 2008)
    St. Benedict of Nursia, the founder of western monasticism, compiled the Rule of St. Benedict (RB), a guide for monastic organizations and common-sense living. Numerous works over the centuries have been written about RB ...
  • Engs, Ruth Clifford (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014-08)
    Agitation for eugenics, immigration restriction, and birth control were intertwined during the first decades of the twentieth century along with numerous other health issues. Campaigns for these causes led to public policies ...

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