Applied Health Sciences - Health Sciences


  • “Stick handling sobriety: Public drinking and morally healthy sport in Ontario, 1934-1944,” Journal of Canadian Studies (2016).
  • When Good Drugs Go Bad: Opium, Medicine, and the Origins of Canada’s Drug Laws (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2015)
  • Consuming Modernity: Gendered behaviour and consumerism before the baby boom (Vancouver, UBC Press, 2013 forthcoming) (ed. with Cheryl Krasnick Warsh).
  • "Liquor Regulation, Drinking, and the Private Clubs of Ontario, 1934-44" Canadian Historical Review 93 (2012): 555-82.
  • Try to Control Yourself: The Regulation of Public Drinking in Post-Prohibition Ontario, 1927-44 (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2012).
  • “The Rise and Fall of the Rubby: Rubbing alcohol consumption and the meaning of addiction,” Social History of Alcohol and Drugs: An interdisciplinary journal (guest-edited) 25 (2011): 130-47.
  • “‘Their medley of tongues and eternal jangle’: Liquor Control and Ethnicity in Ontario, 1927-1944” in The Real Dope: Social, Legal and Historical Perspectives on the Use and Regulation of Drugs in Canada, ed. Ed Montigny (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011): 123-47.
  • "Crossing the line: Transnational drinking and the biopolitics of liquor regulation in Ontario, 1927-1944," in Smugglers, Brothels and Twine: Historical Perspectives on Contraband and Vice in North America, ed. Elaine Carey and Andrae Marak (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2011): 122-40.
  • “‘A little more than a drink’: Liquor control and a night out in Niagara, 1927-1940s” in Niagara in Pieces: Studies in Local Popular Culture, ed. Barry Grant and Joan Nicks (Waterloo: Laurier University Press, 2010): 169-93.
  • "Leisure, Liquor and Control: Negotiating recreation in the beverage rooms of post-prohibition Ontario, 1927-1939." Annals of Leisure Research 11 (2008): 368-85.
  • "An innovation from across the line: The American drinker in Ontario border communities, 1927-1944." Journal of Canadian Studies/ Revue d’études canadiennes 41 (2007):151-71.

  • "Pure drugs and professional druggists: Food and Drug Laws in Canada, 1870s-1908." Pharmacy in History Vol 48 (2006): 103-15
  • "The bureaucratization of moral regulation: The LCBO and (not-so) Standard Hotel Licensing in Niagara, 1927-1944," Histoire Sociale/Social History Vol. 38 (May-mai 2005): 59-77
  • "Professionalism and the boundaries of control: Pharmacists, physicians and dangerous substances in Canada, 1840-1908" Medical History Vol. 48 No. 2 (2004): 175-98.
  • "'A State Bordering on Insanity'? Drug addiction in nineteenth-century Canadian public asylums" Canadian Bulletin of Medical History Vol. 16, No. 2 (1999): 247-70.
  • "'Its Baneful Influences are too well known': Debates over drug use in Canada, 1867-1908" Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, 14 (1997): 263-88.  


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Dan Malleck

Associate Professor
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