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By Henry Yeomans

Alcohol intake is often defined as a modern, worsening and especially British social challenge that calls for radical remedial rules. proficient via ancient learn and sociological research, this e-book takes an cutting edge and fresh examine how Public attitudes and the law of Alcohol have constructed via time. It argues that, instead of a reaction to traits in intake or damage, ongoing anxieties approximately Alcohol are most sensible understood as 'Hangovers' derived, particularly, from the Victorian interval. The made from numerous years of study, this ebook goals to assist readers think again their understandings of consuming. As such, it's crucial analyzing for college kids, teachers and someone with a significant curiosity in Britain's 'drink problem'.

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72 Harrison, Drink and the Victorians, p 28. 73 Shiman, Crusade Against Drink, p 244. 74 Levine, Harry, ‘Temperance Cultures: Concern about Alcohol in Nordic and English-Speaking Countries’, in Lader, Malcolm, Edwards, Griffith, and Drummon, D. Colin (eds) The Nature of Alcohol and Drug-Related Problems, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993, pp 16-36. 75 The other anecdotal counterpoint to Britain raised earlier – Russia – is harder to categorise using Levine’s criteria. Prohibition was implemented by the Tsarist government in 1914 and retained for several years by Bolsheviks after the October Revolution.

42 Gusfield, Joseph, Contested Meanings: The Construction of Alcohol Problems, Wisconsin, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996, p 12. 43 Hunt, Governing Morals, p 38. 44 Reinarman, Craig,‘The Social Construction of an Alcohol Problem:The Case of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers and Social Control in the 1980s’, Theory and Society, 1988, vol 17 (1), pp 91-120. 45 Barr,Andrew, Drink:A Social History, London: Pimlico, 1988; Brown, Pete, Man Walks into Pub, London: Pan Macmillan, 2004; Burnett, John, Liquid Pleasures, London: Routledge, 1999; Hames, Gina, Alcohol in World History, Abingdon: Routledge, 2012, pp 33-45; Jennings, Paul, The Local: A History of the English Pub, Stroud: History Press, 2007.

Whigs and Hunters, Harmondswoth: Penguin, 1977, p 195. 95 Hunt, Governing Morals, p 28. 96 Cohen, Folk Devils, p 9. 97 Rowbotham, Judith, and Stevenson, Kim, Behaving Badly, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003. 98 Greenaway, Drink and British Politics, p 91. 99 Afternoon closure of licensed premises was abolished by the Licensing Act 1988 and the statutory prohibition on morning opening was scrapped by the Licensing Act 2003. , ‘Thinking Beyond Moral Panic: Risk, Responsibility, and the Politics of Moralization’, Theoretical Criminology, 2008, vol 12 (2), pp 173-190.

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