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

By Henry Yeomans

Alcohol intake is usually defined as a modern, worsening and primarily British social challenge that calls for radical remedial rules. trained by way of ancient study and sociological research, this publication takes an leading edge and fresh examine how Public attitudes and the rules of Alcohol have constructed via time. It argues that, instead of a reaction to developments in intake or damage, ongoing anxieties approximately Alcohol are top understood as 'Hangovers' derived, particularly, from the Victorian interval. The manufactured from numerous years of study, this e-book goals to assist readers think again their understandings of ingesting. As such, it's crucial interpreting for college students, lecturers and a person with a significant curiosity in Britain's 'drink problem'.

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Both chapters examine the various regulatory mechanisms, both legal and extra-legal, which constitute current attempts to morally regulate the use of alcohol. In both chapters, the qualitative affinity between recent moral regulation projects and their Victorian antecedents is also stressed. It must be emphasised that this book is not a comprehensive history of alcohol laws or attitudes to alcohol. Nor is it an entirely comprehensive exploration of the nuances of temperance through time. It does, however, aim to identify and explain the key formative moments in the construction of the contemporary ‘drink problem’ in England and Wales.

Essays in Jurisprudence and Philosophy, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1983. , Central Issues on Jurisprudence, London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1986. 120 Ibid, p 79; Hart, Essays in Jurisprudence and Philosophy, p 54. 121 Hart, Essays in Jurisprudence and Philosophy, p 64. 122 Ibid, pp 64-70. q=morality 124 Lukes, Steven, Emile Durkheim: His Life and Work, London: Penguin, 1973, pp 410-430. 125 See, for example: Sulkunen, The Saturated Society. Sulkunen defined morality primarily in relation to a shared social vision of ‘the good life’.

0, London: Sage Publications, 2003. 1908-1939’, Crimes and Misdemeanours, 2009, vol 3 (2), pp 98117; Valverde, Diseases of the Will. 140 Those interested in the policing of drunkenness and the enforcement of licensing laws are directed to: Jennings,‘Policing Drunkenness’; Jennings, Paul, ‘Policing Public Houses in Victorian England’, Law, Crime and History, 2013, vol 3 (1), pp 52-75. Within this broad remit, the last chapter noted the potential salience of the Victorian temperance movement to these issues and outlined the book’s specific intentions to explore this further.

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