Young people and alcohol marketing

An study published by the journal Addiction at the beginning of this year claims that uncontrolled alcohol marketing is specially harmful for vulnerable populations of consumers, such as adolescents, children and young people. As industry self-regulatory programs are not effective, the action by governments to control alcohol marketing with statutory measures are needed to prevent alcohol problems and protect the public health.

 

Read HERE the article in the journal Addiction

Read HERE an article about this study in the Portuguese newspaper Público, where CICS.NOVA researcher Hilson Cunha Filho discuss the situation in Portugal.


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About Daniel Malet Calvo

I have a PhD in Urban Anthropology (2011) from University of Barcelona where I also have graduated with a BA in Social and Cultural Anthropology (2005), and a BA in History (2011). My thesis work puts forward a historical and ethnographic research focused on the most emblematic space in Lisbon's downtown: Praça do Rossio. I have been trained through many investigation projects, research grants and ethnographic works on Lisbon and Barcelona during my thesis, mainly focused on anthropology of urban space, city policies, collective action and olisipography. I'm also did research on Santiago island (Cape Verde archipelago), where I acquired experience on mobility conceptions, risk practices and urban renewal projects. Currently, as a post-doctoral researcher in the CIES-IUL (Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa) I'm investigating ERASMUS students as a short-term migration actors involved on heritagization processes, space production and transnational dynamics. Besides this, I'm an active member of the Grup de Recerca sobre Exclusió i Control Socials (GRECS) in the Anthropology Department of the Universitat de Barcelona, and of the Institut Català d'Antropologia (ICA)

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