The Shopping Cart is currently empty. Advanced Search. A dramatic and sobering assessment of alcohol use, abuse, and the targeted marketing of young people; this video should be required viewing--from high school to college and beyond. In Spin the Bottle , passionate media and substance abuse critics Jackston Katz and Jean Kilbourne deliver rapid-fire indictments of the subculture of alcohol abuse that exists on many college campuses nationwide, interspersed with interviews from college students who relate their mostly unpleasant experiences with alcohol abuse unwanted pregnancies, hospitalizations, public urination, and lots of puking A sobering look at the truth behind the happy face that advertising and media put on a contemporary social disease, this is highly recommended. Foundation " Spin the Bottle is a wonderful resource for anyone working to reduce alcohol-related problems on college campuses.
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Spin the Bottle offers an indispensable critique of the role that contemporary popular culture plays in glamorizing excessive drinking and high-risk behaviors. Award-winning media critics Jackson Katz and Jean Kilbourne contrast these distorted representations with the often disturbing and dangerous ways that alcohol consumption affects the lives of real young men and women. Illustrating their analysis with numerous examples, Katz and Kilbourne decode the power and influence these seductive media images have in shaping gender identity, which is linked to the use of alcohol. Nowhere is this link more cause for concern than on America's college campuses. By exploring the college party scene, Spin the Bottle shows the difficulties students have in navigating a cultural environment saturated with messages about gender and alcohol.