Alcohol : no ordinary commodity : research and public policy / Thomas Babor [and fourteen others].

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
2nd ed.
Published/​Created
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Description
1 online resource (406 p.)

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Series
Oxford medical publications. [More in this series]
Summary note
Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity - Research and Public Policy Second Edition is a collaborative effort by an international group of addiction scientists to improve the linkages between addiction science and alcohol policy. It presents, in a comprehensive, practical, and readily accessible form, the accumulated scientific knowledge on alcohol research that has a direct relevance to the development of alcohol policy on local, national, and international levels. It provides anobjective analytical basis on which to build relevant policies globally and informs policy-makers who have direct responsibi
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Description based on print version record.
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English
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright; Foreword; Authors' preface to the second edition; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1 Setting the policy agenda; Chapter 2 Alcohol: no ordinary commodity; Chapter 3 Alcohol consumption trends and patterns of drinking; Chapter 4 The global burden of alcohol consumption; Chapter 5 Global structure and strategies of the alcohol industry; Chapter 6 International context of alcohol policy; Chapter 7 Strategies and interventions to reduce alcohol-related harm; Chapter 8 Controlling affordability: pricing and taxation
  • Chapter 9 Regulating the physical availability of alcoholChapter 10 Modifying the drinking context: licensed drinking environment and other contexts; Chapter 11 Drinking-driving prevention and countermeasures; Chapter 12 Restrictions on marketing; Chapter 13 Education and persuasion strategies; Chapter 14 Treatment and early intervention services; Chapter 15 The policy arena; Chapter 16 Alcohol policies: a consumer's guide; References; Glossary; Index
ISBN
  • 0-19-100812-5
  • 9786613352224
  • 0-19-157564-X
  • 1-283-35222-2
OCLC
855504939
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