Binge Britain: Alcohol and the national response

Plant, M. and Plant, M. (2006) Binge Britain: Alcohol and the national response. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199299416

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Abstract

This book combines the analysis of UK alcohol policy from historical, contemporary and comparative perspectives. It highlights recent evidence produced by the authors which has revealed an unprecedented rise in heavy drinking amongst young women. It reviews of the role of alcohol in Britain examining why our drinking culture is maintained, including the power of the alcohol industry and development of recent policy.

Item Type:Book
Additional Information:Informed by the authors' international studies of drinking habits. This book was 'fast tracked' for publication by OUP because of the high profile of the subject matter which was confirmed by the massive press and media coverage on its launch. Highly commended in the Mental Health category of the 2007 BMA Book awards. Contribution 50%.
Uncontrolled Keywords:binge drinking, alcohol-related problems
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences > Department of Health and Social Sciences
ID Code:6575
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Deposited On:22 Jan 2010 15:12
Last Modified:15 Nov 2013 15:25

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