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The Politics Of Alcohol

Author : James Nicholls
ISBN : 9781847797070
Genre : History
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Questions about drink - how it is used, how it should be regulated and the social risks it presents - have been a source of sustained and heated dispute in recent years. In The politics of alcohol, newly available in paperback, Nicholls puts these concerns in historical context by providing a detailed and extensive survey of public debates on alcohol from the introduction of licensing in the mid-sixteenth century through to recent controversies over 24-hour licensing, binge drinking and the cheap sale of alcohol in supermarkets. In doing so, he shows that concerns over drinking have always been tied to broader questions about national identity, individual freedom and the relationship between government and the market. He argues that in order to properly understand the cultural status of alcohol we need to consider what attitudes to drinking tell us about the principles that underpin our modern, liberal society. The politics of alcohol presents a wide-ranging, accessible and critically illuminating guide to the social, political and cultural history of alcohol in England. Covering areas including law, public policy, medical thought, media representations and political philosophy, it will provide essential reading for anyone interested in either the history of alcohol consumption, alcohol policy or the complex social questions posed by drinking today.

The Politics Of Alcohol

Author : Rob Baggott
ISBN : UOM:39015019674970
Genre : Alcoholism
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On The Side Of Liquor

Author : Marni Davis
ISBN : 0542875985
Genre : Alcohol
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This dissertation examines the Jewish experience in the American alcohol trade between 1870 and 1936, and considers the specific social, economic, and political issues brought to bear by Jewish involvement in an increasingly controversial sector of the American economy. I also consider shifts in American Jewish attitudes toward alcohol, as well as gentile attitudes toward Jews, as anti-alcohol movements gained strength and power.

The Politics Of Sin Drugs Alcohol And Public Policy

Author : Kenneth J. Meier
ISBN : 9781315287270
Genre : Political Science
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This work demonstrates the value of a multi-method approach to public policy analysis, arguing that descriptive historical studies, quantitative historical studies and cross-sectional quantitative studies are essentially compatible.

Labour And The Politics Of Alcohol

Author : Peter Catterall
ISBN : OCLC:1062191184
Genre : Alcoholic beverage industry
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The Alcoholic Empire

Author : Patricia Herlihy
ISBN : 0195160959
Genre : History
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The Alcoholic Empire examines the prevalence of alcohol in Russian social, economic, religious, and political life. Herlihy looks at how the state, the church, the military, doctors, lay societies, and the czar all tried to battle the problem of overconsumption of alcohol in the late imperial period. Since vodka produced essential government revenue and was a backbone of the state economy, many who fought for a sober Russia believed that the only way to save the country through Revolutionary change. This book traces temperance activity and politics side by side with the end of the tsarist regime, while showing how the problem of alcohoism continued to pervade Soviet and post-Soviet society. Illustrated by timeless and incisive sayings about the Russian love of vodka and by poster art and paintings, this book will appeal to Russian and European historians and those interested in temperance history.

Alcohol Politics And Social Policy

Author : Rob Baggott
ISBN : UOM:39015018907991
Genre : Law
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Vodka Politics

Author : Mark Schrad
ISBN : 9780199755592
Genre : Cooking
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Alcohol-and alcoholism-have long been prominent features in Russian life and culture. But as Mark Schrad vividly shows in Vodka Politics, it has also been central to Russian politics. Not simply a chronicle of drinking in Russia, this book shows how alcohol has been a key shaping force in Russian political history.

The Too Good Wife

Author : Amy Borovoy
ISBN : 9780520244528
Genre : History
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“Amy Borovoy has beautifully portrayed the dilemmas of being female in modern Japan, and the nuanced grace with which these women manage their particular difficulties. She has created an indelible portrait of the way women struggle with the eternal questions of being mothers and wives, in particularly Japanese ways, and the ways in which they reflect upon and manage their lives. It is a remarkable book.”—Tanya Luhrmann, Max Palevsky Professor in the Committee on Human Development, University of Chicago

Advertising Sin And Sickness

Author : Pamela E. Pennock
ISBN : 0875806252
Genre : Business & Economics
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Presents a study of the politics of alcohol and tobacco marketing in recent American history.

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