The Myth Behind Alcohol Happiness

Dorji, Chencho

In: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Gross National Happiness. Centre for Bhutan Studies, Thimphu 2005, pp. 64-77

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Abstract

By drawing on the socio-cultural, religious, and traditional practices that encourage the use of alcohol in Bhutan, the author will examine the causes and factors that induce and maintain drinking habits among Bhutanese. Next, the impact of heavy drinking on Gross National Happiness will be examined. As an outcome of this study, some relevant strategies to minimize harm related to alcohol in Bhutan will be presented.

Document type: Book Section
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 4 January 2013
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Medical sciences Medicine
Controlled Subjects: Bhutan, Alkoholkonsum, Alkoholmissbrauch
Uncontrolled Keywords: Alkoholverbrauch, Bhutan , Use of Alcohol
Subject (classification): Medicine
Sociology
Countries/Regions: Bhutan