ERIC Number: ED333281
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Research, Action, and the Community: Experiences in the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems. OSAP Prevention Monograph-4.
Giesbrecht, Norman, Ed.; And Others
This document presents modified and updated papers from a symposium held to examine alcohol and drug abuse prevention efforts worldwide. It contains 32 papers from 11 countries; papers include: (1) "Community Action on Alcohol Problems: The Demonstration Project as an Unstable Mixture" (Robin Room); (2) "Perspectives on the Community in Action Research" (Harold Holder and Norman Giesbrecht); (3) "Democracy and Community Action Programs" (Stig Larsson); (4) "Problems of Action Research: Some Practical Experiences" (Marja Holmila); (5) "Addressing the Problems of Action Research in the Community: Lessons from Alcohol and Drug Education" (Michael S, Goodstadt); (6) "Paths Ahead for Server Intervention in Canada" (Eric Single); (7) "Environmental Design to Prevent Problems of Alcohol Availability: Concepts and Prospects" (Friedner D. Wittman); (8) "Conducting Community Action Research" (Ann Pederson, Susan Roxburgh, and Laura Wood); and (9) "Lessons from Community Action Research Experiences and Suggestions for Future Prevention Projects" (Norman Giesbrecht, Peter Conley, Robert Denniston, Louis Gliksman, Harold Holder, Ann Pederson, Robin Room, and Martin Shain). The other 23 papers consist of brief and extended case studies on particular action research projects that were recently completed or, in some cases, are underway. Reports of four workshops, the symposium program, and a list of contacts are appended. (NB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.
Note: Proceedings of the Symposium on Experiences with Community Action Projects for the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems (Toronto, Canada, March 11-16, 1989).