James McIntosh

Lehigh University Sociology and Anthropology -  James Mcintosh
Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
31 Williams Drive, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1970
Social deviance and social control issues; specifically adolescent and young adult alcohol abuse and dependence.

Research Interests

  • Alcohol and Drug use and abuse (particularly among college students)
  • Criminal Justice System

Courses taught

  • Drugging of America
  • Development of Social Theory
  • Case Studies in Social Control
  • Social Deviance and Social Control
  • Alcohol Science and Society
  • Academe, Athletics, and Alcohol

Recent Publications

  • 2010 Book Review  “Juvenile Delinquency and Justice”  Ronald J. Berger and Paul D. Gregory Teaching Sociology  (vol 38, 1)
  • 2005 Book Reviews “Craze gin and debauchery in an age of reason” J. Warner The Social History of Alcohol Review (Spring, 2005)
  • “The Much Lamented Death of Madam Geneva” P. Dillon The Social History of Alcohol Review (Spring, 2005)
  • 2003 encyclopedia articles: Two sections of Alcohol and Temperance in Modern History: An International Encyclopedia ABC-Clio 2003, “Alcoholism” - (3,731 words) and “The Gin Craze” - (633 words)