Books

Books

Expressions of Drunkenness (Four Hundred Rabbits) (2010)

July 20, 2010

Edited by Anne Fox and Mike MacAvoy and prepared by the International Center for Alcohol Policies and DrinkWise Australia, this book seeks to advance current understanding of the individual and collective meanings, purposes, and functions of drunkenness. As the authors...

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Swimming with Crocodiles: The Culture of Extreme Drinking (2008)

July 20, 2009

Edited by Marjana Martinic and Fiona Measham, this volume examines the apparent increase in heavy drinking behavior by some young people, described in a number of countries, positioning it within its appropriate social, historical, and cultural contexts. The book argues...

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Alcohol: The Need and Potential for Partnership (2005)

July 20, 2005

Edited by Marcus Grant and Joyce O’Connor, this volume explores the potential impact of beverage alcohol industry partnerships and how they could contribute to a reduction in the negative health impacts of harmful drinking patterns. The book addresses the following...

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Moonshine Markets: Issues in Unrecorded Alcohol Beverage Production and Consumption (2004)

July 20, 2004

It is estimated that “local alcohol”—sometimes called moonshine, noncommercial, illicit, illegal or unrecorded alcohol—may account for as much as 50% of total alcohol consumption worldwide. Yet this area of alcohol studies has been neglected in the research community, due, in...

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Reasonable Risk: Alcohol in Perspective (2004)

July 20, 2004

Written by Marjana Martinic and Barbara Leigh, this book examines the aura of risk surrounding alcohol consumption. In many ways, the risks inherent in drinking are no different from those we willingly encounter as part of many other activities. The...

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Learning about Drinking (2001)

July 20, 2001

Eleni Houghton and Anne Roche edited this study of the many societal influences on today’s youth and the varied ways in which they experience and are introduced into the drinking culture worldwide. Religious, educational, social, and parental roles are discussed...

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Drinking Occasions (2000)

July 20, 2000

Written by Dwight Heath, this book is the outgrowth of nearly 40 years of the author’s research on drinking practices and years of concern about national and international policies as they relate to this part of human culture. Drinking Occasions...

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Alcohol and Pleasure: A Health Perspective (1999)

July 20, 1999

Edited by Stanton Peele and Marcus Grant, this book explores the role of pleasure in alcohol consumption and its consequences for the health of individuals and for society as a whole. The book is based on discussion generated at an...

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Drinking Patterns and Their Consequences (1998)

July 20, 1998

Alcohol policies in many countries have long been based on the assumption that a wide range of health and social problems associated with the abuse of alcohol can be directly correlated with average daily per capita alcohol consumption. Edited by...

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Alcohol and Emerging Markets: Patterns, Problems, and Responses (1998)

July 20, 1998

The second volume in the ICAP Book Series on Alcohol in Society, edited by Marcus Grant, provides a current, objective, and comprehensive assessment of drinking practices and alcohol misuse in areas of the world undergoing major socioeconomic changes. This book...

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