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‘Vrouwen, alcohol en ambiguïteit’[translated from Dutch to English] as 'Women, alcohol and ambivalence'

Stepney, Melissa (2010) ‘Vrouwen, alcohol en ambiguïteit’[translated from Dutch to English] as 'Women, alcohol and ambivalence'. Agora - Magazine voor sociaalruimtelijke vraagstukken, 26 (1). pp. 6-9.


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In welke stad je ’s avonds ook rondwandelt, overal zie
je jonge mensen uitgaan, plezier maken en drinken. In
de latere uurtjes levert deze mix van jongeren en
alcohol vaak dronken en zelfs alarmerende taferelen
op. Vrouwen gaan op zo’n momenten op zoek naar het
soms wankele evenwicht tussen plezier en controle.

"The practices and aesthetics of young women drinking and getting drunk provoke an array of responses. Influenced by psychoanalytic theory, this article explores the negotiation of ambivalent drinking identities centred around ideas of ‘correct’ gendered practices and imaginations, based upon empirical research in Reading (UK) and Groningen (the Netherlands?".
(Please note this is not a direct translation of the above abstract).

Item Type: Article
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Original article in Dutch

Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: women, alcohol
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Science and the Environment
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Copyright Info: Open Access Journal
Depositing User: Melissa Stepney
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2013 14:25
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:00

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