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Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

Thomas F. Babor, Raul Caetano, Sally Casswell, Griffith Edwards, Norman Giesbrecht, Kathryn Graham, Joel W. Grube, Linda Hill, Harold Holder, Ross Homel, Michael Livingston, Esa Österberg, Jürgen Rehm, Robin Room, and Ingeborg Rossow


Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity - Research and Public Policy Second Edition is a collaborative effort by an international group of addiction scientists to improve the linkages between addiction science and alcohol policy. It presents the accumulated scientific knowledge on alcohol research that has a direct relevance to the development of alcohol policy on local, national, and international levels. It provides an objective analytical basis on which to build relevant policies globally, and informs policy makers who have direct responsibility for public health and social welfare. By ... More

Keywords: primary prevention programs, addiction science, alcohol policy, early intervention services, public health, social welfare, alcohol misuse, ill health, drink-driving, marketing restrictions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199551149
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551149.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas F. Babor, author
Professor, Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA

Raul Caetano, author
Professor of Epidemiology and Regional Dean, Dallas Regional Campus, University of Texas School of Public Health, Texas, USA; Professor and Dean, School of Health Professions, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Texas, USA

Sally Casswell, author
Director, Centre for Social Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University, New Zealand