Alcohol in the Outback: Two Studies of Drinking
Australian National University, North Australia Research Unit, 1984 - Aboriginal Australians - 102 pages
Case study of a pseudonymously named community; describes social organization of drinking business, rules and etiquette; survey of alcohol related injuries, illness, morbidity, evacuation to hospital, income, expenditure and quantity obtained.
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The Social Background to the Study
The Drinking Act
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