Drink The Intimate Relationship Between Women And PDF
It is an amazing Biography & Autobiography book written by Ann Dowsett Johnston and published by Harper Collins. This book was released on 01 October 2013 with total pages 320. Read book in PDF, EPUB and Kindle directly from your devices anywhere anytime. Click Download button to get Drink book now. This site is like a library, Use search box to get ebook that you want.
- Author : Ann Dowsett Johnston
- Release Date : 01 October 2013
- Publisher : Harper Collins
- Genre : Biography & Autobiography
- Pages : 320
- ISBN 13 : 9780062241818
- Total Download : 404
- File Size : 40,5 Mb
Drink PDF Summary
In Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol, award-winning journalist Anne Dowsett Johnston combines in-depth research with her own personal story of recovery, and delivers a groundbreaking examination of a shocking yet little recognized epidemic threatening society today: the precipitous rise in risky drinking among women and girls. With the feminist revolution, women have closed the gender gap in their professional and educational lives. They have also achieved equality with men in more troubling areas as well. In the U.S. alone, the rates of alcohol abuse among women have skyrocketed in the past decade. DUIs, “drunkorexia” (choosing to limit eating to consume greater quantities of alcohol), and health problems connected to drinking are all rising—a problem exacerbated by the alcohol industry itself. Battling for women’s dollars and leisure time, corporations have developed marketing strategies and products targeted exclusively to women. Equally alarming is a recent CDC report showing a sharp rise in binge drinking, putting women and girls at further risk. As she brilliantly weaves in-depth research, interviews with leading researchers, and the moving story of her own struggle with alcohol abuse, Johnston illuminates this startling epidemic, dissecting the psychological, social, and industry factors that have contributed to its rise, and exploring its long-lasting impact on our society and individual lives.