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Durham University

Department of Philosophy


Publication details for Professor Thom Brooks

Brooks, Thom (2013). Alcohol and Public Policy. Contemporary Social Science 8(1): 1-7.

Author(s) from Durham


Alcohol and its consumption is a major topic for public policy-making. Increases in public debate have come about through the growing awareness of the alcohol-related health problems among the general public. This article provides an important overview of the leading contemporary work in this area and the significant contributions made by social scientists.