Realizing Social Justice The Challenge of Preventive Interventions

ISBN-10: 1433804115

ISBN-13: 9781433804113

Edition: 2009

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This volume seeks to advance interest and knowledge in prevention by presenting a renewed vision suited to the needs of the U.S. population. The book emphasises the potential of prevention to promote positive development across the lifespan and to foster social justice.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 12/15/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 328
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

List of Tables, Figures, and Exhibits
Social Justice and the Challenge of Preventive Interventions: An Introduction
Social Justice and Prevention
Promoting Positive Development and Social Justice Through Prevention: A Legacy for the Future
Advancing Prevention, Health Promotion, and Social Justice Through Practical Integration of Prevention Science and Practice
Prevention as a Mechanism for Promoting Positive Development in the Context of Risk: Principles of Best Practice
The Role of Prevention in Psychology's Social Justice Agenda
Evaluating Contemporary Social Programs: Challenges and Opportunities
Prevention: Ethics, Responsibility, and Commitment to Public Well-Being
Training Primary Preventionists to Make a Difference in People's Lives
Preventive Interventions Across Contexts
Fostering a Healthy Climate for Diversity
Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
Developing Healthy Family Relationships
Development of a Positive School Climate
Creating Healthy Work Organizations
Collaboration for Building Strong Communities: Two Examples
Conclusion: Prevention and Social Justice-New Lessons and Next Steps
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Editors
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