Learning About Drinking (ICAP Series on Alcohol in Society)

Learning About Drinking (ICAP Series on Alcohol in Society)

By: Eleni Houghton (author), Anne M. Roche (author)Hardback

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This book is based on the premise that drinking behaviors are primarily learned. The contributors to the book explore the complex array of individual and social factors that impact the development of drinking patterns. They traverse family and culture influences, and the role played by schools, government, and the beverage alcohol industry. Learning About Drinking offers a rigorous and scholarly examination of drinking behavior brought to life with illustrative cases drawn from around the world. Social policymakers, historians, anthropologists, public health specialists, as well as mental health professionals will find this book of value. Learning About Drinking offers a refreshing, evidence-based look at a process that has too often been taken for granted.


Editors' Biographies. Contributors. Foreword, M. Grant. Acknowledgements. Drinking Behavior: A Multifaceted and Multiphasic Phenomenon, A.M. Roche. Acquiring the Competence to Drink Responsibly, G.M. Schipper, M.A.G. van Aken, S.M.M. Lammers, L. de Fuentes Merillas. Family and Cultural Influences on Alcohol and Young People, J. J. Sanchez- Sosa, F. Poldrugo. Alcohol Influences: The Role of Family and Peers, G.G. Milgram. Religious Influences on Drinking: Illustrations from Select Groups, S. Weiss. Learning by Experiment, M. Plant. Past Influences, Current Issues, Future Research Directions, R.C. Engs. Multiple Influences on Adolescents, I. Newman. Formal Education, D.J. Hanson. The Role of the Media, J.E. Stockdale. The Role of Government and the Law, K.R. Evans, Ann M. Roche. The Beverage Alcohol Industry and Learning about Drinking, G. Max, G. Willersdorf. Conclusion, E. Houghton. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781583913161
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9781583913161
  • weight: 546
  • ISBN10: 1583913165

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