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Author Dowdall, George W

Title College drinking : reframing a social problem / George W. Dowdall
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 267 pages) : illustrations
Contents College drinking as a social problem -- Reframing college drinking -- The impact of college drinking -- The "dark figure" of alcohol-related campus crime : the gap between reported incidents and victimization -- Work hard, play hard : college drinking, social life, and sex -- Public alcohol policy and college drinking -- The college response : reframing prevention -- What more can colleges do? -- How to cope with college drinking : what students and parents can do
Summary Drinking has become recognized as one of the most important problems facing today's college student. Even though college drinking has increased only modestly over the past few decades, concern about its health, behavioral, and safety consequences has risen rapidly. This book examines college drinking as a social problem within higher education, based on interviews with many leading figures engaged in addressing the problem. It assesses the evidence about how many students drink or drink excessively, and what kinds of behavioral and health problems they have as a consequence. The book answers t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-259) and index
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Text in English
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Subject College students -- Alcohol use -- United States
Young adults -- Alcohol use -- United States
Alcoholism -- United States -- Prevention
SELF-HELP -- Substance Abuse & Addictions -- Alcoholism.
Alcoholism -- Prevention
College students -- Alcohol use
Young adults -- Alcohol use
Sociala frågor.
Alkoholism -- Förenta staterna.
Unga vuxna -- alkoholvanor -- Förenta staterna.
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780275999827