Adrian Barton: ‘I don’t really like the pub': Reflections on young people and pre-loading alcohol.
Posted on 03-09-2013
Recent research (Barton and Husk 2012) suggested that in the United Kingdom (UK) we are seeing a shift from the traditional ‘pub-club’ drinking pattern to a ‘home-pub-club’ pattern. In the latter model often excessive early evening drinking is occurring in the private sphere in the absence of external control, leading to problems when the drinkers enter the public sphere. Adrian discusses pre-loading as a key aspect in the drinking patterns of many of the Night Time Economy (NTE).

 

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Location: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

"Under Control? Alcohol and Drug Regulation, Past and Present"  conference was held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 21-23rd June 2013. Under Control? was supported by the Alcohol Research UK; Bowling Green State University; the Alcohol and Drugs History Society, Brock University (Faculty of Applied Health Sciences); the Society for the Study…

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