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Demons : Our changing attitudes to alcohol, tobacco, and drugs

Author: Virginia Berridge
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tabloid headlines attack the binge drinking of young women. Debates about the classification of cannabis continue, while major public health campaigns seek to reduce and ultimately eliminate smoking through health warnings and legislation.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Berridge
ISBN: 9780199604982 0199604983
OCLC Number: 858966015
Target Audience: Tertiary/Undergraduate, General.
Description: 288 pages : approximately 10 black and white illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Past and Present ; 2. Culture: Drugs for all ; 3. Social Movements: Temperance ; 4. Professions: over the counter or disease? ; 5. Fear: the opium den ; 6. Industry ; 7. International arenas ; 8. Prohibition? ; 9. Changing cultures ; 10. Convergence across the substances?
Responsibility: Berridge, Virginia.

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In Demons, Virginia Berridge explores the factors that have affected social attitudes to tobacco, alcohol, and a variety of drugs, through history. Gender, class, and political context have all  Read more...

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