publication . Article . 2017

Contextualizing Students’ Alcohol Use Perceptions and Practices within French Culture: An Analysis of Gender and Drinking among Sport Science College Students

Lebreton, Florian; Peralta, Robert; Allen-Collinson, Jacquelyn; Wiley, Lia Chervenak; Routier, Guillaume;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Springer
Abstract
International audience; Although research has examined alcohol consumption and sport in a variety of contexts, there is a paucity of research on gender and gender dynamics among French college students. The present study addresses this gap in the literature by examining alcohol use practices by men and women among a non-probability sample of French sport science students from five different universities in Northern France. We utilized both survey data (N = 534) and in-depth qualitative interviews (n = 16) to provide empirical and theoretical insight into a relatively ubiquitous health concern: the culture of intoxication. Qualitative data were based on students’...
Subjects
free text keywords: C600 Sports Science, L300 Sociology, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Social Psychology, Gender Studies, Health education, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Conformity, Survey data collection, Developmental psychology, Qualitative property, Male privilege, Masculinity, Psychology, Sports science, [SHS.SOCIO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Sociology, [SHS.GENRE]Humanities and Social Sciences/Gender studies
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