Summary: 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, P ...show morerevention as Social Control, Special Populations, Research Design and a Look at the Future. A major reference work, it will be of interest to social scientists, researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and academics in the field of drug abuse prevention. ...show less