Couldn't connect with Twitter

Heavy drinking and health module

Further Perspectives on Alcohol

Further Reading

Experiences of heavy drinking and serious health issues is informed by the sociology of alcohol consumption and heavy drinking. In conducting the research and designing the module, the team drew on research that explored heavy drinking within its social context. Useful publications were:

Burrows, R., & Nettleton, S. (1995). Going against the grain: smoking and ‘heavy’ drinking amongst the British middle classesSociology of Health & Illness17(5), 668-680.

Fraser, S., Moore, D., & Keane, H. (2014). Habits: Remaking addiction. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.

Hart, A. (2016). Good sports, drinking cultures and hegemonic masculinities in a community sporting club case studyDrugs: Education, Prevention and Policy23(4), 302-311.

Hill, J. V., & Leeming, D. (2014). Reconstructing ‘the alcoholic’: Recovering from alcohol addiction and the stigma this entailsInternational Journal of Mental Health and Addiction12(6), 759-771.

Holloway, S., Valentine, G., & Jayne, M. (2009). Masculinities, femininities and the geographies of public and private drinking landscapes. Geoforum, 40, 821 – 831.

Järvinen, M. (2001). Accounting for trouble: Identity negotiations in qualitative interviews with alcoholicsSymbolic Interaction24(3), 263-284.

Järvinen, M. (2012). A will to health? Drinking, risk and social classHealth, Risk & Society14(3), 241-256.

Jayne, M., Valentine, G., & Holloway, S. L. (2008). The place of drink: Geographical contributions to alcohol studies. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 15(3), 219-232.

Keane, H. (2002). What’s wrong with addiction? Carlton South, Australia: Melbourne University Press.

Kitchin, H. A. (2002). Alcoholics Anonymous discourse and members’ resistance in a virtual community: exploring tensions between theory and practiceContemporary Drug Problems29(4), 749-778.

Lyons, A. C., Emslie, C., & Hunt, K. (2014). Staying ‘in the zone’ but not passing the ‘point of no return’: Embodiment, gender and drinking in mid‐lifeSociology of Health & Illness36(2), 264-277.

Manton, E., Pennay, A., & Savic, M. (2014). Public drinking, social connection and social capital: A qualitative studyAddiction Research & Theory22(3), 218-228.

Neale, J., Parkman, T., Day, E., & Drummond, C. (2017). Socio-demographic characteristics and stereotyping of people who frequently attend accident and emergency departments for alcohol-related reasons: qualitative studyDrugs: Education, Prevention and Policy24(1), 67-74.

Peralta, R. L., & Jauk, D. (2011). A brief feminist review and critique of the sociology of alcohol‐use and substance‐abuse treatment approachesSociology Compass5(10), 882-897.

Rolfe, A., Orford, J., & Dalton, S. (2009). Women, alcohol and femininity: a discourse analysis of women heavy drinkers’ accountsJournal of Health Psychology14(2), 326-335.

Valverde, M. (1997). ‘Slavery from within’: The invention of alcoholism and the question of free willSocial History22(3), 251-268.

Wilton, R., & DeVerteuil, G. (2006). Spaces of sobriety/sites of power: Examining social model alcohol recovery programs as therapeutic landscapesSocial Science & Medicine63(3), 649-661.