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Alcohol policy and the public good

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism -- Government policy,
  • Alcoholism -- Economic aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    StatementGriffith Edwards ... [et al.].
    ContributionsEdwards, Griffith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5081 .A37 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1105309M
    ISBN 100192625616, 0192625624
    LC Control Number94030437

    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 the accumulated scientific knowledge on alcohol research that has a direct relevance to the development of alcohol policy on local, national, and international levels. In , the PHO published a feature report entitled A Public Health Approach to Alcohol Policy, which took a broad look at consumption, alcohol-related health and social harms, and the status of alcohol control policy in BC (PHO, ). At that time, the provincial government was in the process ofFile Size: 1MB.

    of alcohol consumption on the one hand and the incidence of alcohol-related problems on the other. Over the past 20 years, research has demonstrated the effectiveness of public policies involving, for example, taxation and restrictions on alcohol availability, in reducing alcohol-related problems. In the wake of rapid economic globalization. A drug and alcohol policy is a policy that is implemented in order to outline the expectations of a business that concerns with the consumption of drugs and alcohol in the workplace. A drug and alcohol policy can sometimes be referred to as a substance misuse policy. You may also see policy proposal examples & .

      Features of a Good Drug and Alcohol Policy. According to the Institute for a Drug Free Workplace, a good drug and alcohol policy in the workplace will explain why the company put the policy in place, how the employees are expected to behave, and what employees can expect the implications to be for any violations of the policy. The policy should.   Drug Policy and the Public Good presents, in a comprehensive, practical, and readily accessible form, the accumulated scientific knowledge on illicit drugs that has direct relevance to the development of drug policy on local, national, and international levels. The authors describe the conceptual basis for a rational drug policy and present new /5(5).


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Written by seventeen of the world's leading researchers on alcohol problems, and produced in collaboration with WHO, this book presents a critical and highly informed perspective on alcoholism and its management.

It provides an appraisal of the nature and extent of society's alcohol problems and then explores how scientific findings assist in the design of more effective policy responses.

The main aim of the book, to synthesise research on policy in the field of alcohol and public health, is eminently desirable, and the conclusion that policy should aim as far as possible to control alcohol problems is impossible to disagree with.3/5(1). Alcohol Policy And The Public Good book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Written by seventeen of the world3/5(1). Alcohol policy and the public good. [Griffith Edwards;] The book holds together well."--Family Practice"This book is clearly a landmark in its field. Individually directed interventions as a component of the public health response to alcohol -- The policy implications -- Appendix.

Drug Policy and the Public Good presents, in a comprehensive, practical, and readily accessible form, the accumulated scientific knowledge on illicit drugs that has direct relevance to the development of drug policy on local, national, and international levels.

The authors describe the conceptual basis for a rational drug policy and present new. contents commissi oned papers temperance and prohibition in america: a historical overview paul aaron and david musto alcohol use and consequences dean r.

gerstein the paradox of alcohol policy: the case of the alcohol act in finland dan e. beauchamp the effect of liquor taxes on drinking cirrhosis, and auto accidents philip j. cook. The book concludes with a section on alcohol policy, looking at issues of poverty, the availability of alcohol and alcohol control measures.

This major reference, written by international leaders in the fields of alcoholism and alcohol policy, provides a comprehensive study of one of the foremost health problems in the world, and represents the Cited by: Drug Policy and the Public Good was written by an international group of scientists from the fields of addiction, public health, criminology and policy studies to improve the linkages between drug research and drug policy.

The book provides a conceptual basis for evidence‐informed drug policy and describes epidemiological data on the global dimensions of drug misuse. Description: This is a good account of alcohol and its historical evolution in society, early studies of alcohol and disease, and the cultural aspects of alcohol consumption.

Purpose: The main purpose is to provide an interdisciplinary source of information that links science, policy, and public health in this area.

These objectives are. Alcohol Policy and the Public Good provides a thorough appraisal of the nature and extent of society's alcohol problems and then explores in rigorous fashion how scientific findings are essential for the design of more effective policy responses.3/5(1).

Drug Policy and the Public Good presents, in a comprehensive, practical, and readily accessible form, the accumulated scientific knowledge on illicit drugs that has direct relevance to the development of drug policy on local, national, and international levels.

The authors describe the conceptual basis for a rational drug policy and present new Price: $ A PDF is a digital representation of the print book, so while it can be loaded into most e-reader programs, it doesn't allow for resizable text or advanced, interactive functionality.

The eBook is optimized for e-reader devices and apps, which means that it offers a much better digital reading experience than a PDF, including resizable text and. and disseminate the alcohol policy questionnaire, is also gratefully acknowledged.

WHO also wishes to acknowledge the generous financial support of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, which made this report possible. This document was prepared under the direction of Maristela Monteiro, Coordinator of the. 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/5(9). Additionally, MIT prohibits persons from providing, serving, or selling alcohol to any person, except as expressly allowed in Institute policy Small social gatherings (usually considered to be 25 guests or fewer) at which alcohol is served to individuals over the age.

Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity – a summary of the second edition add_ the book addresses the policy-making process at the local, national and international levels and provides ratings of the effectiveness of strategies and Giesbrecht N. et al. Alcohol Policy and the Public Good.

Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press; Alcohol policy and the public good. Edwards G(1). Author information: (1)National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK. Despite a diversity of cultural, social and economic experiences with alcohol at national level, a broad unity of purpose is emerging within the alcohol problems by: The new study produced Alcohol Policy and the Public Good, a book that proved to be as controversial and thought-provoking as its predecessor (Edwards et al.

Published in and subsequently translated into 8 languages, it was prepared by an independent group of 14 scientists from 9 countries who worked together in collegiate fashion.

14 T.F. Babor, “Alcohol, Economics, and the Ecological Fallacy: Toward an Integration of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research,” in Public Drinking and Public Policy, ed. Single and Cited by:   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 Reviews: 1.

Alcohol Science, Policy and Public Health Edited by Peter Boyle, Paolo Boffetta, Albert B. Lowenfels, Harry Burns, Otis Brawley, Witold Zatonski, and Jürgen Rehm. Brings together scientific knowledge and public health policy in order to address the increasing important issues of alcohol use and abuse.public health and regulating alcohol promotion.

This innovative book includes original research and commentary and is a must-read for academics and researchers in the areas of public health, psychology, sociology, media studies, youth studies and alcohol studies. Introduction to youth drinking cultures in a digital world, Antonia C.

Lyons.A summary of the book - Alcohol & Public Policy Group. Alcohol Policy and The Public Good, published inwas a modern landmark in alcohol policy. Here, with the kind permission of the editor of the journal Addiction, we reproduce a summary of its successor, Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity — Research and public policy (Babor et al.

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