Should the Legal Drinking Age Be Lowered?

Should the Legal Drinking Age Be Lowered?

by Stefan Kiesbye

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ISBN-13: 9780737762037
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 10/19/2012
Series: At Issue Series: Teen Issues
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 The Legal Drinking Age Policy Has Been Effective Substance Abuse Policy Research Program (SAPRP) 10

2 The Legal Drinking Age Has Not Been Effective Michelle Minton 19

3 Efforts to Lower the Drinking Age Have Both Supporters and Detractors Radley Balko 24

4 Lowering the Drinking Age: Let's Keep the Dialogue Open Donald R. Eastman III 29

5 The Legal Drinking Age May Provide a Safer Environment for Women Alan Mozes 33

6 The Legal Drinking Age Helps Prevent Alcohol-Related Deaths Darshak Sanghavi 37

7 The Legal Drinking Age Does Not Prevent Teens from Drinking Morries E. Chafetz 43

8 MLDA 21 Reduces Binge Drinking, with the Exception of College Students Science Daily 47

9 Efforts to Curb College Binge Drinking Spark MLDA Controversy Shari Roan 51

10 Lowering the Legal Drinking Age Will Not Curb College Binge Drinking Sara Huffman 59

11 Education on Drinking Responsibly Must Replace Neo-Prohibitionism David J. Hanson 62

12 States Should Be Allowed to Experiment with the Legal Drinking Age John Richards 67

13 Differences in Drinking Cultures Between US and European Youth Are Subtle Christopher Sopher 71

14 The Globalization of Cultures Influences Young Drinkers Peter Allen 75

Organizations to Contact 81

Bibliography 87

Index 91

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