This edition of the Global Viewpoints series explores trends in alcohol use and abuse around the world. Topics covered include global trends in alcohol consumption, abuse issues in various countries, including Australia, Yemen, Kenya and Russia, strategies to curb alcohol abuse, the relationship between religion and alcohol around the globe, and alcohol culture and tradition (for example, Korean corporate drinking and Britain's campaign for ?Real Ale?).
"Gale imprint Greenhaven Press has a hot new print reference series to check out. Appropriate for high schoolers and general readers, the ?Global Viewpoints? series contains news and magazine articles, authoritative essays, and primary-source documents and will grow by eight to ten per year."
-- Library Journal, March 15, 2009
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