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Title Gender, drink, and drugs / edited by Maryon McDonald
Edition English edition
Published Oxford ; Providence, RI, USA : Berg, 1994


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 W'PONDS  362.2912082 Mcd/Gda  AVAILABLE
Description 271 pages ; 23 cm
Series Cross-cultural perspectives on women ; v. 10
Cross-cultural perspectives on women ; v. 10
Contents Introduction - A Social-Anthropological View of Gender, Drink and Drugs / Maryon McDonald -- 1. Women and Alcohol: The Emergence of a Risk Group / Betsy Thom -- 2. The Police, Gender and the Culture of Drug Use and Addiction / Malcolm Young -- 3. Symptoms, Struggles and Functions: What Does the Overdose Represent? / Roland Littlewood -- 4. Drinking and Social Identity in the West of France / Maryon McDonald -- 5. Whisky, Women and the Scottish Drink Problem. A View from the Highlands / Sharon Macdonald -- 6. Gender, Ethnicity and Alcohol in the Former Soviet Union / Tamara Dragadze -- 7. The Drinker as Chief or Rebel: Kava and Alcohol in Fiji / Christina Toren -- 8. Drinking and Gender in Japan / Joy Hendry -- 9. Women and Wine in Ancient Rome / Nicholas Purcell -- 10. Gender, Community and Confrontation: Power Relations in Drunkenness in Ocongate (Southern Peru) / Penny Harvey -- 11. Drinking and the Management of Problem Drinking Among the Bari, Southern Sudan / Guro Huby
12. Women, Moral Virtue and Tchat-chewing / Astier M. Almedom and Sembatu Abraham
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Cross-cultural studies.
Drug abuse -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Alcohol use -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Drug use -- Cross-cultural studies.
Author McDonald, Maryon.
LC no. 93033151
ISBN 0854967192 (cloth)
0854968679 (paper)