• Nomonde Phetlho-Thekisho Social Work, North-West University, Mafikeng Campus;
  • Elma Ryke School of Psychosocial Behavioural Sciences (Social Work), North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa.
  • Herman Strydom School of Psychosocial Behavioural Sciences (Social Work), North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa.



Alcohol use is a global phenomenon. The practice has been present in African social life for centuries as it has also been in other parts of the world, either as a form of entertainment, bonding, confidence boosting, relaxation and euphoria, except in instances where it is outlawed for religious purposes, such as in predominantly Muslim communities. Large quantities of brewed or distilled drinks are often produced in local communities or commercial enterprises to meet the demands of consumers (Meel, 2006:1; Obot, 2006:17).


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How to Cite

Phetlho-Thekisho, N., Ryke, E., & Strydom, H. (2014). GENDER DIFFERENCES IN THE RELATION BETWEEN BINGE DRINKING AND VIOLENCE. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 48(3).




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