Gender and alcohol: the Swedish press debate

  title={Gender and alcohol: the Swedish press debate},
  author={Alexandra Bogren},
  journal={Journal of Gender Studies},
  pages={155 - 169}
The dominant approach to gender in alcohol research still conceives of gender in terms of binary roles and looks for explanations for gender differences in drinking. This paper challenges the binary approach, and instead analyzes the categorization of gender as created in Swedish newspaper stories about alcohol, published between 2000 and 2008. Specific categories examined include ‘responsible mothers’, ‘responsible parents’, ‘party girls’, ‘career women with drinking problems’, ‘violent men… 
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