The war on drugs ? the campaigns against smoking cigarettes ? v-chips to control what children watch on TV ? censoring the Internet and Calvin Klein jeans ads?bipartisan lectures about the dangers of teen sex ? constant warnings about food and fat ? all are examples of what David Wagner terms the ?New Temperance.?The New Temperance contrasts the ne
The new temperance; DJ vu all over again; temperance and the social construction of risk; the slippery slope, or scaring them straight; getting lean and mean - the middle-class return to respectability; manufacturing consensus - the politics of puritanism; from loyalty oaths to urine tests.