Understanding behaviour in the Australian and New Zealand night-time economies

Wednesday 4 March, 2015: Prominent UK anthropologist, Dr Anne Fox, today launched an important paper investigating the underlying causes of violence and anti-social behavior in the night-time economies of Australia and New Zealand.

Drawing on extensive field research in both countries and more than 20 years studying drinking cultures and human behaviour, Dr Fox delivers compelling new insights and suggests a range of practical measures to change culture and reduce harms.

Dr Fox said: “In a nutshell, the central point of my report is that it’s the wider culture that determines the behaviour whilst drinking, not just the drinking.

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