Alcohol : no ordinary commodity : research and public policy / Thomas F. Babor ... [et al.].

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
2nd ed.
Published/​Created
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Description
xv, 360 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Oxford medical publications [More in this series]
Notes
  • Previous ed.: 2003.
  • "Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization"--t.p.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-334) and index.
Contents
  • Setting the policy agenda
  • Alcohol : no ordinary commodity
  • Alcohol consumption trends and patterns of drinking
  • The global burden of alcohol consumption
  • Global structure and strategies of the alcohol industry
  • International context of alcohol policy
  • Strategies and interventions to reduce alcohol-related harm
  • Controlling affordability : pricing and taxation
  • Regulating the physical availability of alcohol
  • Modifying the drinking context : licensed drinking environment and other contexts
  • Drinking-driving prevention and countermeasures
  • Restrictions on marketing
  • Education and persuasion strategies
  • Treatment and early intervention services
  • The policy arena
  • Alcohol policies : a consumer's guide.
ISBN
  • 9780199551149 (pbk.)
  • 0199551146 (pbk.)
OCLC
656362316
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