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Glasgow's temperance story: changing approaches towards the control of alcohol abuse.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2687207     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article gives an account of the growth and eventual decline of Glasgow's Temperance Movement from its beginnings in the early part of the 19th century, to the present day. The article focuses on the changing rhetoric, aims and practice of the various organisations within the Glasgow Temperance Movement. These shifts, from individual persuasion to moves for government legislation, are analysed in relation to the social and political conditions of their time. The article concludes by drawing comparisons between these early changes within the Temperance Movement and the current shifts with regard to alcohol policy, from concern for the 'alcoholic' to a more generalised focus on the 'moderate drinker', being witnessed at present in the UK.
K Mullen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Historical Article; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Health bulletin     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0374-8014     ISO Abbreviation:  Health Bull (Edinb)     Publication Date:  1989 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-01-17     Completed Date:  1990-01-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0012330     Medline TA:  Health Bull (Edinb)     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  304-10     Citation Subset:  IM; Q    
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MeSH Terms
Alcoholism / prevention & control*,  psychology
History, 19th Century
History, 20th Century
Temperance / history*

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