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Title Gender, drink, and drugs / edited by Maryon McDonald.
Imprint Oxford ; Providence, RI, USA : Berg, 1994.
Edition English edition.

Series Cross-cultural perspectives on women ; v. 10.
Subject Women -- Alcohol use -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Drug use -- Cross-cultural studies.
Drug abuse -- Cross-cultural studies.
Alt Name McDonald, Maryon.
Description 271 pages ; 23 cm.
Edition English edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0854967192 (cloth)
0854968679 (paper)
OCLC # 28854365
Table of Contents
 Introduction - A Social-Anthropological View of Gender, Drink and Drugs / Maryon McDonald1
1Women and Alcohol: The Emergence of a Risk Group / Betsy Thom33
2The Police, Gender and the Culture of Drug Use and Addiction / Malcolm Young55
3Symptoms, Struggles and Functions: What Does the Overdose Represent? / Roland Littlewood77
4Drinking and Social Identity in the West of France / Maryon McDonald99
5Whisky, Women and the Scottish Drink Problem. A View from the Highlands / Sharon Macdonald125
6Gender, Ethnicity and Alcohol in the Former Soviet Union / Tamara Dragadze145
7The Drinker as Chief or Rebel: Kava and Alcohol in Fiji / Christina Toren153
8Drinking and Gender in Japan / Joy Hendry175
9Women and Wine in Ancient Rome / Nicholas Purcell191
10Gender, Community and Confrontation: Power Relations in Drunkenness in Ocongate (Southern Peru) / Penny Harvey209
11Drinking and the Management of Problem Drinking Among the Bari, Southern Sudan / Guro Huby235
12Women, Moral Virtue and Tchat-chewing / Astier M. Almedom, Sembatu Abraham249
 Notes on Contributors261