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Álcool e direção: uma questão na agenda política brasileira Drinking and driving: an issue into the brazilian political agenda

By Andréa dos Santos Nascimento and Maria Lúcia Teixeira Garcia

Abstract

Analisar como o problema do álcool e direção foi incorporado à agenda política brasileira é o objetivo deste trabalho. Entre as décadas de 1980 e 1990, as taxas dos acidentes de trânsito correspondiam a quase metade dos óbitos por causas externas, com tendências crescentes. Foi nas últimas duas décadas do século XX, que os acidentes de trânsito foram definidos como problema de saúde pública e, dentro da discussão dos acidentes, violência e óbitos por causas externas, a combinação álcool e direção foi configurada como um problema que requer políticas públicas.<br>The objective of this research is the analysis of the manner in which the issue of drinking and driving has been incorporated into the political agenda in Brazil. Between 1980 and 1990 the incidence of traffic accidents accounted for nearly half of the deaths caused by external factors. the numbers continue to increase. It was only during the last two decades that traffic accidents have been defined as a public health issue and incorporated within the discussions about accidents, violence and unnatural deaths. Furthermore, the high occurrence of traffic accidents combined with the prevalence of drinking and driving has become a problem that must be addressed by public policy

Topics: álcool, direção, políticas públicas, violência, alcohol, driving, public policy, violence, Psychology, BF1-990, Philosophy. Psychology. Religion, B, DOAJ:Psychology, DOAJ:Social Sciences, Social sciences (General), H1-99, Social Sciences, H
Publisher: Associação Brasileira de Psicologia Social
Year: 2009
DOI identifier: 10.1590/S0102-71822009000200008
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:41af54b2022c44928d7e952a8a58d5fc
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