Alcohol, Drinking, Drunkenness: (Dis)Orderly Spaces by Sarah L. Holloway,Dr Jayne Mark,Professor Valentine Gill

By Sarah L. Holloway,Dr Jayne Mark,Professor Valentine Gill

While disciplines similar to anthropology, sociology, politics, social coverage and the future health and clinical sciences have a practice of exploring the centrality of alcohol, ingesting and drunkenness to people's lives, geographers have purely formerly addressed those subject matters as a peripheral challenge. during the last few years, although, this view has began to alter, speeded up through an upsurge in curiosity in alcohol intake on the subject of political and well known debate in international locations during the world.

This booklet represents the 1st systematic assessment of geographies of alcohol, consuming and drunkenness. It asks what position alcohol, consuming and drunkenness performs in people's lives and the way house and position are key elements of alcohol intake. It additionally examines the industrial, political, social, cultural and spatial practices and methods which are certain up with alcohol, consuming and drunkenness.

Designed as a reference textual content, each one bankruptcy blends theoretical fabric with empirical case reports on the way to examine ingesting in private and non-private area, within the urban and the nation-state, in addition to concentrating on gender, generations, ethnicity and emotional and embodied geographies.

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