From Hunting to Drinking: The Devastating Effects of Alcohol on an Australian Aboriginal Community by David McKnight

From Hunting to Drinking: The Devastating Effects of Alcohol on an Australian Aboriginal Community by David McKnight

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David Mcknight assesses the effects that alcohol has had on a small aboriginal community. He explores why drinking has become the main social activity, leading to high levels of illness, suicide and homicide.

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Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork this is a vital addition to the literature on alcohol use and problem drinking, social change and postcolonialism.From Hunting to Drinking reveals the social change witnessed over a period of 30 years by an anthropologist on Mornington Island, off the North Queensland Coast, Australia, most notably the devastating effects that alcohol has had on this community.

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SKU GOR007100956
Title From Hunting to Drinking: The Devastating Effects of Alcohol on an Australian Aboriginal Community
Author By (author) David McKnight
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 0415271517
ISBN 13 9780415271516
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork this is a vital addition to the literature on alcohol use and problem drinking, social change and postcolonialism.From Hunting to Drinking reveals the social change witnessed over a period of 30 years by an anthropologist on Mornington Island, off the North Queensland Coast, Australia, most notably the devastating effects that alcohol has had on this community.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR007100956
Title From Hunting to Drinking: The Devastating Effects of Alcohol on an Australian Aboriginal Community
Author By (author) David McKnight
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 0415271517
ISBN 13 9780415271516
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.