Prohibitionism


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Prohibitionism

The legal philosophy that the best way to reduce unwanted actions is to ban them. For example, a prohibitionist may believe that the best way to end smoking is to forbid the possession or sale of tobacco. The effectiveness of prohibitionism is highly controversial.
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In addition, prohibitionism seems closed to the possibility that cell phones, under the right circumstances, might be a legitimate learning resource.
Our interview data suggest that prohibitionism does not adequately resolve the agonising dilemmas which health workers face in terminal care.
Advocate of child labor legislation and enemy of evolution, champion of pacifism and prohibitionism, feminist and fundamentalist, Bryan embodied the paradox of economic progressivism and moral traditionalism, of protest and piety, that shaped gospel populism.
The Acceptance Score for Non-moralistic Drug Prohibitionism was 3.
As did people with high factor scores on Temperance Mentality, people with high factor scores on Non-moralistic Drug Prohibitionism generally agreed that addiction to alcohol or drugs is a disease, that alcohol or drug addicts may never again become recreational users, that people should abstain from illicit drugs, and that alcohol or drugs can cause a variety of other social problems as well as addiction (the six highest loading items appear in Table 3).
The perceived need for widespread sobriety within the working class did not result in a great wave of working-class prohibitionism, though such sentiments did appear.
Review Essay/Temperance Ideology and Sociological Denial: Prohibitionism in Drug Policy Discourse
Even if one sets aside the comprehensive physical and metaphysical prohibitionism that underlies this phrase - though why should one set it aside?
This dysfunctional system has created a de facto regime of labor prohibitionism.
He terms them liberalism, conservatism, prohibitionism, and liberation, although he defines these labels in his own particular way.
Despite these shortcomings, Gordon's book makes a valuable contribution to the drug-policy literature by offering a new lens through which to view America's long commitment to prohibitionism.
Kleiman's analysis leads him to what might be called prohibitionism with a human face.