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Stivers, Richard (2000) Hair of the dog. Irish drinking and its American stereotype. London: Continuum .

An investigation of Irish drinking problems which shatters many ethnic stereotypes and misconceptions. The book takes an interdisciplinary approach and presents a history of the culture of drinking in both Ireland and the USA.


Item Type:Book
Date:2000
Call No:PN4.2, TH10.6.2.2
Pages:228 p.
Publisher:Continuum
Place of Publication:London
ISBN:0-8264-1218-1
Keywords:alcohol abstinence, alcohol abuse, cultural patterns of drinking, racial differences, Irish American, US minority racial or ethnic group
Notes:First published in 1976. Contains bibliographic references.
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Accession Number:HRB 2084 (Available)
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
VA Geographic area > United States
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Sociocultural aspects of substance use > Societal attitude toward substance use
F Concepts in psychology > Attitude and behaviour > Attitude toward substance use > Attitude toward person who uses substances (user)
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Sociocultural aspects of substance use > Sociocultural substance use
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use > Alcohol dependence

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