Volume 1, Issue 2, October 2016, Page: 66-69
Alcohol Policies in India and United States: A Comparative Policy Analysis
Henry Poduthase, Department of Psychology, Sociology, and Social Work, West Texas A & M University, Canyon, USA
Alex J. Vellappally, School of Social Work, Marian College, Kuttikkanam, India
Received: Sep. 5, 2016;       Accepted: Oct. 2, 2016;       Published: Oct. 26, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20160102.16      View  2585      Downloads  101
Abstract
In the recent report of WHO on global alcohol consumption, it is quite evident that the alcohol consumption and related problems are on the increase worldwide. An understanding of alcohol policies of India, where alcohol consumption is increasing, and that of USA, where alcohol consumption is static, would provide an insight into the effectiveness of the policies. This article analyzes current alcohol policies (both federal and state) of both countries and provides suggestions for future policies.
Keywords
Alcohol Policies, Comparative Policy Analysis, International Policy, Policy Effectiveness
To cite this article
Henry Poduthase, Alex J. Vellappally, Alcohol Policies in India and United States: A Comparative Policy Analysis, International Journal of Education, Culture and Society. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2016, pp. 66-69. doi: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20160102.16
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