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Author Campbell, Robert A., author

Title Sit Down and Drink Your Beer : Regulating Vancouver's Beer Parlours, 1925-1954 / Robert A. Campbell
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
©2001
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Series Studies in Gender and History
Studies in gender and history.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction. Regulating Public Drinking -- Chapter One. The Genesis of the Beer Parlou -- Chapter Two. Operators and Workers: The Ties That Bind -- Chapter Three. Ladies and Escorts: Regulating and Negotiating Gender and Sexuality -- Chapter Four. Appearance and Performance: Creating and Regulating the Unwanted -- Chapter Five. Reconfiguring Decency in the 1950s: The Politics of Regulation -- Conclusion. Managing the Marginal -- Notes -- References -- Illustration Credits -- Index -- Backmatter
Summary Campbell argues that the regulation of the environment of the classic beer parlour, rather than being an example of social control, is best understood as moral regulation and part of a process of normalization
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Jan. 06, 2016)
Subject Bars (Drinking establishments) -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History -- 20th century.
Drinking customs -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History -- 20th century.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History -- 20th century.
Liquor laws -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442679980
9781442679986