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Swimming with crocodiles : the culture of extreme drinking

Author: Marjana Martinic; Fiona Measham
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2008.
Series: Series on alcohol in society.
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Examines extreme drinking among young people around the world. This title explores the factors that motivate extreme drinking behaviour, cultural contexts, prevention and policy. It also includes results of focus groups conducted with young people in Brazil, China, Italy, Japan, Nigeria, Russia, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
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Genre/Form: Case Reports
Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Swimming with crocodiles.
New York : Routledge, ©2008
(DLC) 2007049821
(OCoLC)183831003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marjana Martinic; Fiona Measham
ISBN: 9780203893241 0203893247 0415955483 9780415955485
OCLC Number: 243777095
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 280 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Extreme drinking / Marjana Martinic and Fiona Measham --
A history of intoxication: changing attitudes to drunkenness and excess in the United Kingdom / Fiona Measham --
Beyond boundaries: youth and the dream of the extreme / Véronique Nahoum-Grappe --
What motivates extreme drinking? / Barbara Leigh and Christine Lee --
Focus group results --
Stakeholders and their roles / Mark Leverton and Keith Evans --
Extreme drinking, young people, and feasible policy / Marjana Martinic and Barton Alexander --
Feasible interventions : tackling extreme drinking in young people / Mônica Gorgulho and Daniya Tamendarova.
Series Title: Series on alcohol in society.
Responsibility: [edited by] Marjana Martinic and Fiona Measham.
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