Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Negative implications of fragmented public perspectives toward local alcohol programs

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.


  1. Aiken, M. (1970). The distribution of community power: Structural and social consequences. In M. Aiken & P. Mott (Eds.),The structure of community power. New York: Random House.

  2. Albee, G. (1984).Readings in primary prevention ofpsychopathology. Hanover, NH: University Presses of New England.

  3. Bachrach, P., & Baratz, M. S. (1970).Power and poverty: Theory and practice. New York: Oxford University Press.

  4. Bachrach, P., & Baratz, M. S. (1982/December). Two Faces of Power.American Political Science Review, pp. 947–952.

  5. Banfield, E. C. (1981).Political influence: A new theory of urban politics. New York: Free Press.

  6. Bolland, J., & Gore, W. (1973).A longitudinal analysis of the distribution of influence in health in a small city. Seattle: Division of Community and Organizational Development, University of Washington.

  7. Brown, S. R. (1980).Political subjectivity: Applications of Q methodology in political science. New Haven: Yale University Press.

  8. Brown, S. R. (1980). Bibliography of Q technique and its methodology.Perceptual and Motor Skills, 26, 287–613.

  9. Cahalan, D., Casin, I., & Crossley, H. M. (1969),American Drinking Practices: A National Study of Drinking Behavior and Attitudes. New Brunswick, NJ: Publications Division, Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies. (Distributed by College and University Press, New Haven, CT.)

  10. Clark, T. N. (Ed), (1974).Comparative community policies. New York: Wiley.

  11. Cross, J. N. (1968).Guide to community control of alcoholism. New York: American Public Health Association.

  12. Elkin, M. (1984).Families under the influence: Changing alcoholic patterns. New York: Norton.

  13. Follman, J. F., Jr. (1976).Alcoholics and business: Problems, costs, solutions. New York: AMACOM.

  14. Fort, J. (1973).Alcohol: Our biggest drug problem. New York: McGraw Hill.

  15. Gore, W. J. (1964).Administrative decision-making: A heuristic model. New York: Wiley.

  16. Gore, W. J. (1970).Influence distribution in two community health programs. Seattle, WA: Health Resources Study Center, University of Washington. (mimeo)

  17. Gore, W. J. (1973).Public policy-making: A heuristic model. Kansas City, MO: Institute for Community Studies.

  18. Gore, W. J., Redfield, K., & Bolland, J. (1976).Overview of a Clinical Strategy for the Facilitation of Developmental program change. Mershon Center: Ohio State University.

  19. Grant, M., & Ritson, B. (1983).Alcohol: The prevention debate. Beckenham, Kent: Croom Helm.

  20. Hahn, H. (1971).Urban-rural conflict; the politics of change. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications.

  21. Jellinek, E. M. (1960).The disease concept of alcoholism. New Haven: Hillhouse Press.

  22. Joffe, J. M., & Albee, G. W. (eds.) (1981).Prevention through political action and social change. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England.

  23. Lawson, G., Peterson, J. S., & Lawson, A. (1983).Alcoholism and the family: A guide to treatment and prevention. Rockville, MD: Aspen Systems.

  24. Lorr, M. (1983).Cluster analysis for social scientists. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

  25. McGrath, J. E. (1978).Social science and social action: A retrospective look through the pages of Journal of Social Issues. Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois. (mimeo)

  26. McKeown, B. F. (1977). Identification and projection in religious belief: A Q technique study of psychoanalytic theory. In T. Shapiro (Ed.),Psychoanalysis and contemporary science (Vol. 5). New York: International University Press.

  27. Mitchell, J. C. (Ed.). (1969).Social networks in urban situations. Manchester, England: Manchester University Press.

  28. Rappaport, J. (1981). In praise of paradox.American Journal of Community Psychology, 9, 1–25.

  29. Redfield, K., Bolland, J., Gore, W., & Foster, J. (1981).Program mapping: An exploration of the context of policy-making in education. Mershon Center: Ohio State University.

  30. Saltman, J. (1977).Drinking on the job: The $15 billion hangover. New York: Public Affairs Committee.

  31. Stephenson, W. (1957).The study of behavior: Q technique and its methodology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

  32. Stone, C. N. (1982). Social stratification, nondecision-making, and the study of community power.American Politics Quarterly, 10, 275–302.

  33. Weiss, R. M. (1980).Dealing with alcoholism in the workplace. New York: Conference Board.

  34. Wilkinson, R. (1970).The prevention of drinking problems: Alcohol control and cultural influences. New York: Oxford University Press.

Download references

Author information

Correspondence to William J. Gore.

Additional information

The study reported here was supported by the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Gore, W.J., Leek, K.M. Negative implications of fragmented public perspectives toward local alcohol programs. Am J Commun Psychol 15, 445–458 (1987).

Download citation


  • Alcohol
  • Social Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Negative Implication
  • Public Perspective