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Alcoholism, James D. Torr, book editor

Label
Alcoholism
Title
Alcoholism
Statement of responsibility
James D. Torr, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a series of articles and readings on alcoholism that examine the issue thrugh diverse social, medical, and political viewpoints
Member of
Summary
Presents a series of articles and readings on alcoholism that examine the issue through diverse social, medical, and political viewpoints
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
197898
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.292
Index
index present
LC call number
HV5292
LC item number
.A3855 2000
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Current controversies
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Alcoholism, James D. Torr, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-190) and index
Contents
  • Ch. 1. How serious are the problems of alcoholism and alcohol abuse? -- Alcoholism and alcohol abuse are serious problems: Alcoholism is a serious problem / Well-Connected -- Children of alcoholics face many problems / the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry -- Alcohol abuse is a serious problem for teenagers / Center for Science in the Public Interest -- Binge drinking on College campuses is a serious problem / J.J. Thompson -- The problems of alcoholism and alcohol abuse are exaggerated: The dangers of alcohol are exaggerated / Stanton Peele -- Alcohol consumption is unfairly condemned / Colman Andrews -- The extent of binge drinking among young is exaggerated / David J. Hanson -- Ch. 2. Is alcoholism a disease? -- Yes, alcoholism is a disease: Physicians should treat alcoholism as a disease / Thomas R. Hobbs -- Addiction is a disease / Greg Skipper -- Alcoholism has a genetic basis / Marc Alan Schuckit -- Alcoholics should not be blamed for their disease / W. Waldo -- No, alcoholism is not a disease: The genetic basis of alcoholism has been exaggerated / Stanton Peele -- Treating alcoholism as a disease harms alcoholics / Edward A. Dreyfus --
  • Ch. 3. How effective is alcoholics anonymous? -- Alcoholics anonymous is effective: Alcoholics anonymous is effective / Robert Zimmerman -- AA's emphasis on spirituality benefits alcoholics / William W. May -- Alcoholics anonymous is ineffective: Alcoholics anonymous is ineffective / Michael J. Lemanski -- AA's methods harm many alcoholics / Ursula Kenny -- Ch. 4. Does the alcohol industry market its products responsibly? -- Yes, industry self-regulation has been effective: The government should not regulate alcohol advertising / Thomas A. Hemphill -- Alcohol advertising does not promote underage drinking / Morris E. Chafetz -- The alcohol industry should be permitted to advertise the health benefits of moderate drinking / Stephen Chapman -- No, the government should regulate the alcohol industry: The government should combat the influence of alcohol advertising on youth / George A. Hacker -- The alcohol industry should not be permitted to advertise the health benefits of moderate drinking / Robert Zimmerman -- The alcohol industry has too much political influence / Michael Massing -- Ch. 5. How can alcohol-related problems be prevented? -- More restrictive policies toward alcohol are needed: Raising taxes on alcoholic beverages would reduce alcohol-related problems / Center for Science in the Public Interest -- Law enforcement strategies can help reduce underage drinking / Bobby Little and Mike Bishop -- The government should lower the legal threshold for drunk driving / the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -- Less restrictive policies toward alcohol are needed: Restrictive alcohol policies are ineffective / David J. Hanson -- Age-21 drinking laws exacerbate alcohol-related problems / Ruth Engs -- The government should not lower the legal threshold for drunk driving / Richard Berman
Control code
1300848
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
202 p.
Isbn
9780737701395
Isbn Type
(lib. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99037265
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41754461
  • (OCoLC)41754461
Label
Alcoholism, James D. Torr, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-190) and index
Contents
  • Ch. 1. How serious are the problems of alcoholism and alcohol abuse? -- Alcoholism and alcohol abuse are serious problems: Alcoholism is a serious problem / Well-Connected -- Children of alcoholics face many problems / the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry -- Alcohol abuse is a serious problem for teenagers / Center for Science in the Public Interest -- Binge drinking on College campuses is a serious problem / J.J. Thompson -- The problems of alcoholism and alcohol abuse are exaggerated: The dangers of alcohol are exaggerated / Stanton Peele -- Alcohol consumption is unfairly condemned / Colman Andrews -- The extent of binge drinking among young is exaggerated / David J. Hanson -- Ch. 2. Is alcoholism a disease? -- Yes, alcoholism is a disease: Physicians should treat alcoholism as a disease / Thomas R. Hobbs -- Addiction is a disease / Greg Skipper -- Alcoholism has a genetic basis / Marc Alan Schuckit -- Alcoholics should not be blamed for their disease / W. Waldo -- No, alcoholism is not a disease: The genetic basis of alcoholism has been exaggerated / Stanton Peele -- Treating alcoholism as a disease harms alcoholics / Edward A. Dreyfus --
  • Ch. 3. How effective is alcoholics anonymous? -- Alcoholics anonymous is effective: Alcoholics anonymous is effective / Robert Zimmerman -- AA's emphasis on spirituality benefits alcoholics / William W. May -- Alcoholics anonymous is ineffective: Alcoholics anonymous is ineffective / Michael J. Lemanski -- AA's methods harm many alcoholics / Ursula Kenny -- Ch. 4. Does the alcohol industry market its products responsibly? -- Yes, industry self-regulation has been effective: The government should not regulate alcohol advertising / Thomas A. Hemphill -- Alcohol advertising does not promote underage drinking / Morris E. Chafetz -- The alcohol industry should be permitted to advertise the health benefits of moderate drinking / Stephen Chapman -- No, the government should regulate the alcohol industry: The government should combat the influence of alcohol advertising on youth / George A. Hacker -- The alcohol industry should not be permitted to advertise the health benefits of moderate drinking / Robert Zimmerman -- The alcohol industry has too much political influence / Michael Massing -- Ch. 5. How can alcohol-related problems be prevented? -- More restrictive policies toward alcohol are needed: Raising taxes on alcoholic beverages would reduce alcohol-related problems / Center for Science in the Public Interest -- Law enforcement strategies can help reduce underage drinking / Bobby Little and Mike Bishop -- The government should lower the legal threshold for drunk driving / the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -- Less restrictive policies toward alcohol are needed: Restrictive alcohol policies are ineffective / David J. Hanson -- Age-21 drinking laws exacerbate alcohol-related problems / Ruth Engs -- The government should not lower the legal threshold for drunk driving / Richard Berman
Control code
1300848
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
202 p.
Isbn
9780737701395
Isbn Type
(lib. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99037265
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41754461
  • (OCoLC)41754461

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