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Wednesday 26 December 2012

Intoxication - In a special programme, Laurie Taylor explores the role and meaning of both alcohol and drugs in human life. Why do so many people chose to alter their consciousness with stimulants, whether legal or illicit? Professor James Mills, the author of 'Cannabis Nation..' is joined by Professor Fiona Measham and Professor Chris Hackley.

Producer: Jayne Egerton.

  • Chris Hackley

    Professor of Marketing at Royal Holloway University of London



    Find out more about Chris Hackley



    Abstract: Young Adults and ‘Binge’ Drinking: A Bakhtinian Analysis

    Chris Hackleya, Andrew Bengry-Howellb, Christine Griffinc, Willm Mistralc, Isabelle Szmigind & Rungpaka Amy Hackley née Tiwsakule


    Journal of Marketing Management

  • Fiona Measham

    Professor of Criminology at Durham University



    Find out more about Fiona Measham



    Illegal Leisure Revisited

    Judith Aldridge, Fiona Measham, Lisa Williams

    Publisher: Routledge

    ISBN-10: 0415495539

    ISBN-13: 978-0415495530



    Illegal Leisure: The Normalization of Adolescent Recreational Drug Use

    Howard J.; Aldridge, Judith; Measham, Fiona Parker

    Publisher: Routledge

    ISBN-10: 0415158109

    ISBN-13: 978-0415158107

  • James Mills

    Professor of Modern History at the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare, University of Strathclyde



    Find out more about James Mills



    Cannabis Nation: Control and Consumption in Britain, 1928-2008

    Publisher: OUP Oxford

    ISBN-10: 0199283427

    ISBN-13: 978-0199283422



    The Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare Glasgow (CSHHH)

    Glasgow Caledonian University,

    Cowcaddens Road,


    G4 0BA

    tel: 0141 331 3928




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