Handbook of Drug Abuse Prevention

  • Zili Sloboda
  • William J. Bukoski

Part of the Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research book series (HSSR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Historical Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. William J. Bukoski
      Pages 3-24
  3. Social Contexts of Prevention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Philip Palmgreen, Lewis Donohew
      Pages 27-43
    3. Gilbert J. Botvin, Kenneth W. Griffin
      Pages 45-74
    4. E. R. Oetting, R. S. Lynch
      Pages 101-127
    5. Michael W. Arthur, Charles D. Ayers, Kelly A. Graham, J. David Hawkins
      Pages 129-144
    6. Barry M. Kibel, Harold D. Holder
      Pages 145-156
    7. Royer F. Cook
      Pages 157-172
    8. Richard F. Catalano, Kevin P. Haggerty, Randy R. Gainey
      Pages 173-196
  4. Prevention as Social Control

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Robert L. DuPont, Keith E. Saylor
      Pages 199-215
  5. Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of Prevention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. Judith S. Brook, David W. Brook, Linda Richter, Martin Whiteman
      Pages 265-287
    3. Brian R. Flay, John Petraitis
      Pages 289-305
    4. John E. Lochman
      Pages 307-326

About this book


This wide-ranging handbook brings together experts in the sociology of drug abuse prevention. Providing a comprehensive overview of the accumulated knowledge on prevention theory, intervention design, and development and prevention research methodology, this work also promotes prevention science as an evolving field in the practice and policy of drug abuse prevention.

Included are sections on Theoretical and Empirical Foundations, Social Contexts of Prevention, Prevention as Social Control, Special Populations, Research Design and a Look at the Future.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Zili Sloboda
    • 1
  • William J. Bukoski
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Sociology and Institute for Health and Social PolicyThe University of AkronAkronUSA
  2. 2.National Institute on Drug AbuseNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-35408-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-32459-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-35408-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1389-6903
  • About this book