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They fight because we let them! Applying a situational crime prevention model to barroom violence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19320693     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This paper draws on situational crime prevention and social interactionist theories to develop a theoretical model for preventing aggression and injury in licensed drinking establishments. The model includes six components: (i) the presence of willing participants; (ii) the role of guardians, handlers and place managers; (iii) environmental deterrents of aggression; (iv) environmental precipitators of aggression; (v) theories regarding the effects of alcohol that contribute to increased risk of aggression; and (vi) social interaction theory relevant to the process of aggressive incidents in drinking establishments. The model provides a basis for developing a range of strategies to reduce barroom aggression that includes but is not restricted to addressing the role of alcohol. The paper discusses how these strategies can be developed and implemented through interventions, programs, policies or regulations at the level of the drinking establishment, the community level or the state/national level.
Authors:
Kathryn Graham
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Drug and alcohol review     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1465-3362     ISO Abbreviation:  Drug Alcohol Rev     Publication Date:  2009 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-03-26     Completed Date:  2009-07-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9015440     Medline TA:  Drug Alcohol Rev     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  103-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 100 Collip Circle, London, Ontario, Canada. kgraham@uwo.ca
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aggression / psychology*
Alcohol Drinking / psychology*
Alcoholic Intoxication / psychology*
Humans
Interpersonal Relations
Social Environment*
Violence / prevention & control*

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