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Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

Thomas F. Babor, Raul Caetano, Sally Casswell, Griffith Edwards, Norman Giesbrecht, Kathryn Graham, Joel W. Grube, Linda Hill, Harold Holder, Ross Homel, Michael Livingston, Esa Österberg, Jürgen Rehm, Robin Room, and Ingeborg Rossow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199551149
eISBN:
9780191720642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551149.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity - Research and Public Policy Second Edition is a collaborative effort by an international group of addiction scientists to improve the linkages between ... More


Alcohol and crime

Stephen K. Talpins, Robyn Robertson, Erin Holmes, and Matthew Dunagan

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the link between alcohol consumption and crime. A significant number of offenders have alcohol misuse problems and this is an important factor in offending behaviour. While the ... More


Children managing parental drug and alcohol misuse: challenging parent—child boundaries

Angus Bancroft, Sarah Wilson, Sarah Cunningham-Burley, Hugh Masters, and Kathryn Backett-Milburn

in Families in society: Boundaries and relationships

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346438
eISBN:
9781447302292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346438.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Parental drug and alcohol misuse challenges the parent-child boundary that is generally created, sustained and enforced through norms, roles, individual practices and social institutions. However, ... More


Empirical Evidence for the Retirement–Drinking Relationship

Peter A. Bamberger, Samuel B. Bacharach, Kathleen A. Briggs, and Meira Ben-Gad

in Retirement and the Hidden Epidemic: The Complex Link Between Aging, Work Disengagement, and Substance Misuse and What To Do About It

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199374120
eISBN:
9780190216894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374120.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter reviews some 30-odd papers published in scholarly journals since the mid-1980s that relate to the association between retirement or work exit, on the one hand, and substance misuse, on ... More


Uneasy and powerless: views from the online consultation

Beth Watts and David Utting

in Contemporary social evils

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424099
eISBN:
9781447301981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424099.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The concept of ‘social evil’ is one that resonates in modern Britain. The consultation exercise, which is described in this chapter, tapped into issues about which people cared deeply. A number of ... More


Responding to women’s alcohol problems through adult community learning provision

Lydia Lewis

in Women and alcohol: Social perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318880
eISBN:
9781447318903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318880.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reports on a focus group study of adult community learning (ACL) that is targeted for mental health. The study was framed by theories of capitals and capabilities and aimed to explore ... More


Has there been a decline in values in British society?

Anthony Browne

in Contemporary social evils

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424099
eISBN:
9781447301981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424099.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter states that the growing sexual equality has made it possible for more women to leave abusive and unhappy homes. It also contends that there have been many moral improvements since the ... More


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