Alcohol and Moral Regulation: Public Attitudes, Spirited by Henry Yeomans

By Henry Yeomans

Alcohol intake is often defined as a modern, worsening and above all British social challenge that calls for radical remedial rules. educated via historic study and sociological research, this e-book takes an leading edge and fresh examine how Public attitudes and the law of Alcohol have constructed via time. It argues that, instead of a reaction to developments in intake or damage, ongoing anxieties approximately Alcohol are most sensible understood as 'Hangovers' derived, particularly, from the Victorian interval. The fabricated from a number of years of analysis, this booklet goals to aid readers re-examine their understandings of ingesting. As such, it's crucial interpreting for college students, teachers and somebody with a major curiosity in Britain's 'drink problem'.

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98 Greenaway, Drink and British Politics, p 91. 99 Afternoon closure of licensed premises was abolished by the Licensing Act 1988 and the statutory prohibition on morning opening was scrapped by the Licensing Act 2003. , ‘Thinking Beyond Moral Panic: Risk, Responsibility, and the Politics of Moralization’, Theoretical Criminology, 2008, vol 12 (2), pp 173-190. 101 Ibid, p 174. 102 Critcher, Chas,‘Widening the Focus: Moral Panics as Moral Regulation’, British Journal of Criminology, 2009, vol 49 (1), pp 17-34.

99 Afternoon closure of licensed premises was abolished by the Licensing Act 1988 and the statutory prohibition on morning opening was scrapped by the Licensing Act 2003. , ‘Thinking Beyond Moral Panic: Risk, Responsibility, and the Politics of Moralization’, Theoretical Criminology, 2008, vol 12 (2), pp 173-190. 101 Ibid, p 174. 102 Critcher, Chas,‘Widening the Focus: Moral Panics as Moral Regulation’, British Journal of Criminology, 2009, vol 49 (1), pp 17-34. 103 See: Bhaskar, Roy, A Realist Theory of Science, Hemel Hempstead: Harvester, 1978.

74 Levine, Harry, ‘Temperance Cultures: Concern about Alcohol in Nordic and English-Speaking Countries’, in Lader, Malcolm, Edwards, Griffith, and Drummon, D. Colin (eds) The Nature of Alcohol and Drug-Related Problems, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993, pp 16-36. 75 The other anecdotal counterpoint to Britain raised earlier – Russia – is harder to categorise using Levine’s criteria. Prohibition was implemented by the Tsarist government in 1914 and retained for several years by Bolsheviks after the October Revolution.

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