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Thinking About Drinking

Henry Yeomans

in Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

How do we understand alcohol and how do these understandings shape its regulation? ‘Rational’ explanations of this relationship depict public attitudes and regulation as simple products of a ... More


The Consolidation of the Protestant Movement, 1561–1562

Allan A. Tulchin

in That Men Would Praise the Lord: The Reformation in Nimes, 1530-1570

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736522
eISBN:
9780199866229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736522.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes the evolution of the Nîmes Protestant movement from the first meeting of the church’s governing body, the consistory, to the outbreak of civil war the following year. In this ... More


Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Henry Yeomans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Drinking is frequently described as a contemporary, worsening and peculiarly British social problem that requires radical remedial regulation. Comparative data, however, undermines such views and ... More


Moral regulation: rituals, symbols and the collective conscience

Bill Jordan

in Why the Third Way failed: Economics, morality and the origins of the 'Big Society'

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426567
eISBN:
9781447304296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426567.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter argues that the Third Way's adoption of self-actualisation and self-responsibility as its model of moral regulation meant that it greatly underestimated the importance of emotional, ... More


Hidden in plain sight: poverty and the politics of disgust

Joanne Warner

in The emotional politics of social work and child protection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318422
eISBN:
9781447318446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318422.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In this chapter the focus is the emotions of disgust and contempt that are discernible in newspaper accounts of the mothers, families and communities of children who die from extreme abuse or ... More


Revisiting Moral Panics

Viviene E Cree, Viviene E. Cree, Gary Clapton, and Mark Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447321859
eISBN:
9781447321880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321859.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

We live in a world that is increasingly characterised as full of risk, danger and threat. Every day a new social issue emerges to assail our sensibilities and consciences. Drawing on the popular ... More


Conclusion: Spirited Measures and Victorian Hangovers

Henry Yeomans

in Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter summarises the main findings of the book. It divides the development of alcohol regulation in England and Wales into four distinct historical phases and explores the connections of past ... More


An Age of Permissiveness?

Henry Yeomans

in Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter stretches from the 1920s to the 1960s, during which time the public profile of the ‘drink problem’ was relatively low and traditional constraints on lifestyle and pleasure began to be ... More


Introduction

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter outlines the key arguments made in the book, setting them within the context of the historiography on borderlands, vice, moral regulation, and the postwar period. The chapter also ... More


Sin, Slums, and Shady Characters: Fighting Vice in the Detroit-Windsor Region

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In response to the visibility of vice, communities groups, activists, city residents, and government officials came together to fight what they saw as immoral industries destroying their cities. ... More


The Apogee of the Temperance Movement

Henry Yeomans

in Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter Four continues the examination of the impact of temperance groups and ideas with an investigation of the period 1914-1921. It considers World War One, during which a host of new restrictions ... More


Health, Harm and Risk

Henry Yeomans

in Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter Seven addresses alcohol and health. After outlining longer-term developments, particular attention is paid to the issues of public health and addiction in the mid-twentieth and early ... More


Sustaining quality of life

Bill Jordan

in Why the Third Way failed: Economics, morality and the origins of the 'Big Society'

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426567
eISBN:
9781447304296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426567.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter argues that the Third Way's policy goals can be reconciled if a radical new approach is applied to the organisation of services, both commercial and public. Services now supply around 70 ... More


Temperance and Teetotalism

Henry Yeomans

in Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the advent of the temperance movement in England and Wales in the late 1820s and its turn to teetotalism in the 1830s. It considers, firstly, the movement’s relationship with ... More


On the Road to Permissiveness?: Change and Convergence of Moral Regulation in Europe

Christoph Knill, Christian Adam, and Steffen Hurka (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743989
eISBN:
9780191803987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743989.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book pursues two major reseach questions. First, it answers the empirical question of how morality policies have been changing in recent decades. Specifically, the aim is to provide a systematic ... More


Conceptualizing and measuring styles of moral regulation

Christian Adam, Steffen Hurka, and Christoph Knill

in On the Road to Permissiveness?: Change and Convergence of Moral Regulation in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743989
eISBN:
9780191803987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743989.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter conceptualizes four different styles of moral regulation and outlines the way that these styles are measured throughout the book. It argues that styles of moral regulation emerge through ... More


Introduction

Christoph Knill, Christian Adam, and Steffen Hurka

in On the Road to Permissiveness?: Change and Convergence of Moral Regulation in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743989
eISBN:
9780191803987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743989.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The introductory chapter defines central features of morality policies and summarizes the state of the art of morality policy research. Based on this assessment, the two leading research questions ... More


Conclusion

Christian Adam, Steffen Hurka, and Christoph Knill

in On the Road to Permissiveness?: Change and Convergence of Moral Regulation in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743989
eISBN:
9780191803987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743989.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes general features of the book’s overall approach to study morality policies from a cross-national and cross-temporal perspective. Building on a new dataset compiled within the ... More


The Licensed City: Regulating drink in Liverpool, 1830-1920

David Beckingham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383438
eISBN:
9781786944207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In nineteenth-century Britain few cities could rival Liverpool for recorded drunkenness. Civic pride at Liverpool’s imperial influence was undercut by anxieties about social problems that could all ... More


Abortion: finding the impossible compromise

Kerstin Nebel and Steffen Hurka

in On the Road to Permissiveness?: Change and Convergence of Moral Regulation in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743989
eISBN:
9780191803987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743989.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses the changing styles of abortion policy in nineteen European countries between 1960 and 2010. First, it empirically identifies a long-term cross-national development towards ... More


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