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International context of alcohol policy

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/9780199551149.003.006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In recent decades the operating assumption in international agreements has been to treat alcoholic beverages as ordinary commodities like bread and milk or coffee and tea. In a world of increasing ... More


Alcoholic Beverage Laws and Enforcement

Danny M. Adkison and Lisa McNair Palmer

in The Oklahoma State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197514818
eISBN:
9780197514849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514818.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter looks at Article XXVIII-A of the Oklahoma constitution, which greatly loosens Oklahoma’s previously tight, conservative grip on the use and distribution of alcoholic beverages. Section 1 ... More


Alcohol: no ordinary commodity

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/9780199551149.003.002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Beer, wine, and distilled spirits are alcohol-based commodities that are bought and sold in the marketplace. And alcohol is a drug with toxic effects and other intrinsic dangers such as intoxication ... More


Alcohol and Cancer Risk

Susan M. Gapstur and Philip John Brooks

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

In 2010, alcoholic beverage consumption caused an estimated 3.3 million deaths worldwide, and contributed to injuries, violence, liver cirrhosis, social disruption and at least seven different types ... More


Brewing Distinction: The Development of Cacao Beverages in Formative Mesoamerica

John S. Henderson and Rosemary A. Joyce

in Chocolate in Mesoamerica: A Cultural History of Cacao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029535
eISBN:
9780813039503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029535.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Cacao was commonly assumed to be originally cultivated for the purpose of producing the kind of drink described in the sixteenth century by fermenting the cacao seeds, drying or toasting them, ... More


Greece and Rome: The Superiority of Wine

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/9781469617602.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the history of alcohol in Greece and Rome. While the rest of the ancient world drank beer, it was not consumed at all in Greece and Roman Italy. Romans and Greeks of all social ... More


Distilled Spirits 1500–1750: Threats to the Social Order

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/9781469617602.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the arrival of distilled spirits into mainstream drinking cultures. By the end of the 1500s, distilled spirits entered the mainstreams of European and American drinking ... More


European Alcohol in Contact 1500–1700: Non-European Worlds

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/9781469617602.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the role alcohol played in the efforts of Europeans to contact, conquer, and colonize regions in the Americas, Africa, and Asia in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. When ... More


Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

Danny M. Adkison and Lisa McNair Palmer

in The Oklahoma State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197514818
eISBN:
9780197514849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514818.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines Article XXVII of the Oklahoma constitution, which concerns the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. This entire article was repealed by State Question No. 563, Initiative ... More


Alcoholic Beverage Laws and Enforcement

Danny M. Adkison and Lisa McNair Palmer

in The Oklahoma State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197514818
eISBN:
9780197514849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514818.003.0036
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on Article XXVIII of the Oklahoma constitution. This article concerns alcoholic beverage laws and enforcement. However, this article was repealed by State Question No. 792, ... More


Nonthoracic Cancers Possibly Resulting from Asbestos Exposure

John E. Craighead

in Asbestos and Its Diseases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195178692
eISBN:
9780199864591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178692.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In the 1970s and 1980s, studies of asbestos workers in both Europe and North America suggested on the basis of preliminary epidemiological evidence that cancer in several major organ systems, other ... More


Introduction

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/9781469617602.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter begins with a review of key themes in the history of alcohol. It then sets out the book's purpose, which is to survey how alcohol was first situated in the various cultures ... More


The Most Delightful and Insinuating Potations

Andrew F. Smith

in Drinking History: Fifteen Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151177
eISBN:
9780231530996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151177.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the history of cocktails in America. From the earliest colonial days, Americans enjoyed combining other ingredients with their alcoholic beverages. Many mixtures were based on ... More


Tarantula Juice

Andrew F. Smith

in Drinking History: Fifteen Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151177
eISBN:
9780231530996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151177.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the consumption and production of whiskey during and after the Revolutionary War. Rum had been the dominant American spirit before the Revolutionary War. However, when war ... More


U.S. Prohibition and Smuggling from Cuba

Eduardo Sáenz Rovner

in The Cuban Connection: Drug Trafficking, Smuggling, and Gambling in Cuba from the 1920s to the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831755
eISBN:
9781469605722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888582_saenz_rovner.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the flood of petitions received by the U.S. Congress in 1914, signed by 6 million people, urging it to ban alcoholic beverages. Six years later, a constitutional amendment ... More


Afterword: Unfinished Business

Cecelia Tichi

in Jack London: A Writer's Fight for a Better America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622668
eISBN:
9781469625065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622668.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This afterword discusses some of the social issues that became Jack London's unfinished business because of his death. London supported the nationwide ban on alcoholic beverages, which could be ... More


It Sometimes Rains in Nice

in We'll Always Have Paris: American Tourists in France since 1930

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226473789
eISBN:
9780226473802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473802.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Many young Americans with creative ambitions like the Murphys and Fitzgeralds flocked to Paris in the 1920s and ended up spending a lot of time just drinking. A depressed franc helped Paris's Left ... More


Criminal and Regulatory Law

William E. Nelson

in E Pluribus Unum: How the Common Law Helped Unify and Liberate Colonial America, 1607-1776

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190880804
eISBN:
9780190882174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880804.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Colonial judges had significant criminal and regulatory responsibilities that are the subject of this chapter. A major focus was on sex crimes, the prosecution of which varied considerably from ... More


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