Download Alcohol and Moral Regulation: Public Attitudes, Spirited by Henry Yeomans PDF

By Henry Yeomans

Alcohol intake is often defined as a modern, worsening and particularly British social challenge that calls for radical remedial legislation. trained via historic study and sociological research, this e-book takes an cutting edge and fresh examine how Public attitudes and the legislation of Alcohol have built via time. It argues that, instead of a reaction to traits in intake or damage, ongoing anxieties approximately Alcohol are top understood as 'Hangovers' derived, particularly, from the Victorian interval. The made of a number of years of study, this ebook goals to assist readers think again their understandings of consuming. As such, it's crucial analyzing for college students, teachers and a person with a major curiosity in Britain's 'drink problem'.

Show description

Read Online or Download Alcohol and Moral Regulation: Public Attitudes, Spirited Measures and Victorian Hangovers PDF

Best addiction & recovery books

The Presence at the Center: The Twelve Steps and the Journey Deep Within

This publication describes a brand new lifestyle that addresses transformation, swap, the presence of a better strength, letting cross of reluctance and worry, and the liberty dedication can carry.

Gifts of sobriety: when the promises of recovery come true

Inspiring tales from those that encountered life-changing advantages from probably unimportant occasions. "Why attempt? " we occasionally ask ourselves whilst confronted with the uncertainties and difficult paintings of restoration. however the solutions are throughout us, within the wealthy and lively lives of these who've made the adventure prior to us, every one a member of the pleased probabilities that anticipate.

Young People and Alcohol: Impact, Policy, Prevention, Treatment

Children and Alcohol is a pragmatic and accomplished reference for pros and researchers within the box of alcohol misuse who paintings with humans elderly 12 to twenty-five years. The ebook presents readers from various specialist backgrounds with authoritative and recent information regarding the consequences of alcohol use within the younger and, fairly, its administration, with an emphasis on interventions whose effectiveness is supported by means of proof.

Additional info for Alcohol and Moral Regulation: Public Attitudes, Spirited Measures and Victorian Hangovers

Sample text

59 Greenaway, John, Drink and British Politics, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2003, p 21. 60 Ibid, pp 29-34. 61 Ibid, pp 1-2. 62 Baggott, Rob, Alcohol, Politics and Social Policy, Aldershot: Gower, 1990;Thom, Dealing with Drink. 63 Baggott, Alcohol, Politics and Social Policy, pp 157-158. 64 Thom, Dealing with Drink. 65 Nicholls, Politics of Alcohol, p 260. 66 Ibid, pp 96-108. 67 Ibid, pp 34-50. See also: Warner, Craze. 68 Ibid, p 255. 69 Harrison, Drink and the Victorians; Shiman, Lilian Lewis, Crusade Against Drink, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1988.

130 Emsley, Clive, The English Police, London: Longman, 1991, p 5. 131 Corrigan and Sayer, The Great Arch, p 14. 132 Rose and Miller, ‘Political Power Beyond the State’, pp 190-191. 133 This sample was Part 1 of the BL’s digitisation project (as Part 2 was not available at the time research was conducted). Also, although Scottish and Irish 32 Thinking about drinking newspapers are contained within the BL’s catalogue, they are not utilised unless they bear some specific relevance to events in England and Wales.

65 Nicholls, Politics of Alcohol, p 260. 66 Ibid, pp 96-108. 67 Ibid, pp 34-50. See also: Warner, Craze. 68 Ibid, p 255. 69 Harrison, Drink and the Victorians; Shiman, Lilian Lewis, Crusade Against Drink, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1988. Although Harrison’s timeframe extends only until 1872, his final chapter ‘The End’ comments on the drink problem after that date and into the early years of the 20th century. 70 Shiman, Crusade Against Drink, p 4; Harrison, Drink and the Victorians, pp 393396. 71 Shiman, Crusade Against Drink, pp 1-5 and pp 244-248.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.46 of 5 – based on 18 votes