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

ISBN-10: 0754671607

ISBN-13: 9780754671602

ISBN-10: 1138253278

ISBN-13: 9781138253278

While disciplines corresponding to anthropology, sociology, politics, social coverage and the health and wellbeing and scientific sciences have a convention of exploring the centrality of alcohol, consuming and drunkenness to people's lives, geographers have simply formerly addressed those issues as a peripheral predicament. during the last few years, in spite of the fact that, this view has started to alter, sped up through an upsurge in curiosity in alcohol intake in terms of political and renowned debate in international locations in the course of the world.

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

Designed as a reference textual content, every one bankruptcy blends theoretical fabric with empirical case reports with a view to examine ingesting in private and non-private house, within the urban and the geographical region, in addition to concentrating on gender, generations, ethnicity and emotional and embodied geographies.

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