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Alcohol and moral regulation : public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Author: Henry Yeomans
Publisher: Bristol ; Chicago : Policy Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alcohol consumption is frequently described as a contemporary, worsening and peculiarly British social problem that requires radical remedial regulation. Informed by historical research and sociological analysis, this book takes an innovative and refreshing look at how public attitudes and the regulation of alcohol have developed through time. It argues that, rather than a response to trends in consumption or harm,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Yeomans, Henry.
Alcohol and moral regulation.
Bristol : Policy Press, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Yeomans
ISBN: 9781447309949 1447309944 9781447310013 1447310012 9781447323488 1447323483 9781447323471 1447323475
OCLC Number: 881608152
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 279 pages)
Contents: Thinking about drinking --
Temperance and teetotalism --
Balancing act or spirited measures? --
The apogee of the temperance movement --
An age of permissiveness --
Alcohol, crime and disorder --
Health, harm and risk --
Conclusion: spirited measures and Victorian hangovers.
Responsibility: Henry Yeomans.

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Informed by historical research and sociological analysis, this book helps readers re-evaluate their understandings of British drinking culture. It is essential readying for students and academics.  Read more...

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"A provocative analysis of the interrelated moral and legal frameworks through which alcohol consumption has been regulated in Britain since the 18th century." British Journal of Criminology "An Read more...

 
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