Alcohol is a killer--1 of every 13 deaths in the United States is alcohol-related. In addition, 5 percent of the population consumes 50 percent of the alcohol. The authors take a close look at the problem in a "classy little study," as The Washington Post called this book. The Library Journal states, ". . . [T]his is one book that addresses solutions. . . . And it's enjoyably readable. . . . This is an excellent review for anyone in the alcoholism prevention business, and good background reading for the interested layperson." The Washington Post agrees: the book ". . . likely will wind up on the bookshelves of counselors, politicians, judges, medical professionals, and law enforcement officials throughout the country."
Table of Contents
|1. Drinking in America||1-19|
|2. Why Prevention?||20-31|
|3. Preventing Drunk Driving||32-44|
|4. The Price and Availability of Alcohol||45-61|
|5. What Servers Can Do||62-69|
|6. Drinking by Young People||70-81|
|7. Drinking and the Mass Media||82-94|
|8. Reducing Environmental Risk||95-103|
|9. Summary and Outlook||104-112|
|Guide to Information Sources||113-118|
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