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Author Olson, Steve, 1956-

Title Alcohol in America : Taking Action to Prevent Abuse
Published Washington : National Academies Press, 1900
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Contents ""Alcohol in America""; ""Copyright""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""1 Drinking in America ""; ""THE COLONIAL AND TEMPERANCE VIEWS OF DRINKING""; ""PROHIBITION AND THE ALCOHOLISM MOVEMENT""; ""THE DIMENSIONS OF DRINKING""; ""THE CONSEQUENCES OF DRINKING""; ""THE POSITIVE SIDE OF DRINKING""; ""2 Why Prevention? ""; ""THE ELEMENTS OF PREVENTION""; ""CONSIDERATIONS IN DESIGNING PREVENTION POLICIES""; ""BARRIERS TO PREVENTION""; ""THE NEED FOR COOPERATION""; ""3 Preventing Drunk Driving ""; ""DO MORE ARRESTS HAVE AN EFFECT?""; ""DO TOUGHER PENALTIES HAVE AN EFFECT?""
""9 Summary and Outlook """"THE NEED FOR COMMUNITY SUPPORT""; ""Guide to Information Sources""; ""BOOKS""; ""ORGANIZATIONS""; ""Panel on Alternative Policies Affecting the Prevention of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism""; ""Index""
""DOES THE DRINKING AGE MAKE A DIFFERENCE?""""WHAT CAN SCHOOLS DO?""; ""WHAT CAN PARENTS DO?""; ""PREVENTION AT THE COLLEGE LEVEL""; ""7 Drinking and the Mass Media ""; ""ADVERTISING ALCOHOL: A BILLION-DOLLAR BUSINESS""; ""VOLUNTARY RESTRAINT BY INDUSTRY""; ""EDUCATIONAL AND TRAINING PROGRAMS""; ""LESSONS FOR FUTURE EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGNS""; ""THE CONFLICT BETWEEN EDUCATION AND OTHER MEDIA MESSAGES""; ""8 Reducing Environmental Risk ""; ""CHANGES IN THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT""; ""THE GOVERNMENT'S ROLE IN SAFETY""; ""PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS""; ""REDUCING HOSTILITY TOWARD DRINKING""
""PRICE AND AVAILABILITY OF ALCOHOL""""EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGNS""; ""CHANGING THE ENVIRONMENT""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""4 The Price and Availability of Alcohol ""; ""GOVERNMENT REGULATION OF ALCOHOL SALES""; ""ALCOHOL PRICES, HIGHWAY FATALITIES, AND CIRRHOSIS DEATH RATES""; ""OPTIONS FOR INCREASING ALCOHOL TAXES""; ""COMPLEXITIES OF INCREASING ALCOHOL TAXES""; ""LIMITS ON THE AVAILABILITY OF ALCOHOL""; ""POLITICAL REALITIES""; ""5 What Servers Can Do ""; ""BARTENDER TRAINING""; ""MAKING SERVER INTERVENTION MORE EFFECTIVE""; ""OPTIONS FOR BUSINESSES""; ""6 Drinking by Young People ""
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Form Electronic book
Author Gerstein, Dean R.
Staff, National Research Council
ISBN 0309599105
9780309599108