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Global structure and strategies of the alcohol industry

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

in Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199551149
eISBN:
9780191720642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551149.003.005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on multinational corporations and global markets for alcohol, since this is the most rapidly expanding sector of the alcohol industry and the most politically powerful. However, ... More


‘Binge drinking’, anti-social behaviour and alcohol-related disorder: examining the 2003 Licensing Act

Paul Norris and Derek Williams

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The terms ‘anti-social behaviour’ and ‘disorder’ are often used interchangeably, particularly when discussing behaviour under the influence of alcohol. This chapter locates the patterns of behaviour ... More


Impact of alcohol on poverty and the need for appropriate policy

Aneel Karnani

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/9780199655786.003.0043
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a discussion of how alcohol exacerbates poverty. It then describes how multinational alcohol companies are increasingly targeting low-and middle-income countries with large ... More


Setting up Shop: Jews Becoming Americans in the Nineteenth-Century Alcohol Trade

Marni Davis

in Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720288
eISBN:
9780814744093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720288.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses American Jews' growing presence in the alcohol industry during the nineteenth century. For American Jews, the alcohol business represented both a connection with their past and ... More


An “Unscrupulous Jewish Type of Mind”: Jewish Alcohol Entrepreneurs and Their Critics

Marni Davis

in Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720288
eISBN:
9780814744093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720288.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explains the emergence of a toxic image of the Jewish alcohol purveyor—a new iteration of the image of the Jewish economic villain in the United States. It discusses how political and ... More


Beer orders: the changing landscape in the 1990s

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

While the public health lobby became more influential in the 1970s and 1980s, it struggled to have an impact on policy. The political mood, which had swung towards the liberalisation of the drinks ... More


The Middle Ages 1000–1500: The Birth of an Industry

Rod Phillips

in Alcohol: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617602
eISBN:
9781469617626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617602.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the history of alcohol in the Middle Ages. Between 1000 and 1500, the growth of urban administrations, the consolidation of church power, and changes in the economic and ... More


The architecture of the addiction lobby

David Miller, Claire Harkins, Matthias Schlögl, and Brendan Montague

in Impact of Market Forces on Addictive Substances and Behaviours: The web of influence of addictive industries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198753261
eISBN:
9780191814884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753261.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter uses social network analysis to explore the web of influence of the four ‘addictive’ industries examined in the book: alcohol, tobacco, food, and gambling. The data are used to paint an ... More


Sustainable Finance and Responsible Investors

Boudewijn de Bruin

in The Business of Liberty: Freedom and Information in Ethics, Politics, and Law

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198839675
eISBN:
9780191875502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839675.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter considers socially responsible investment (SRI). I first consider the strategies that SRI investors employ, such as shareholder democracy, activism, negative and positive screens, and ... More


The Downside of Drinking

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0060
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses five potential reasons as to why alcohol, an ancient substance, seems to have become newly hazardous. First, the alcohol industry continues to be powerful and savvy. Industry ... More


Impact of Market Forces on Addictive Substances and Behaviours: The web of influence of addictive industries

David Miller, Claire Harkins, Matthias Schlögl, and Brendan Montague

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198753261
eISBN:
9780191814884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753261.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book examines the ‘web of influence’ formed by industries which manufacture and sell ‘addictive’ products in the EU. The differences between alcohol, food, gambling, and tobacco as consumer ... More


Shipping and Trade, Cargo Trades

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning the Cargo Trade of Coal; Grain; Guano; Opium; Salt; Sugar; Tea; Timber; Tobacco; Wine and Spirits; Wool, and more.


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