Emphasizes the potential of prevention to promote positive development across the life span and to foster social justice. Part I presents the theoretical, conceptual, methodological, and ethical foundations that inform a social justice vision of prevention. Part II examines the design, conduct, and assessment of preventive interventions in a variety of contexts (community, workplace, school, family) and across various targeted psychopathologies or "bad behaviors," such as depression, aggressive/delinquent youth, job "burnout," domestic violence, poor health practices, and racism/sexism.
Globalization, Education and Social Justice presents research on major discourses concerning global trends in education, social justice and policy research. The book draws upon recent studies in the areas of equity, cultural capital and dominant ideologies in education.
Forming a Culture of Peace concentrates on the positive experiences and challenges of redefinition of conflict-based discourses and moral frames, re-humanization of former enemies, reframing narratives of intergroup relations, equity, and justice and offers information as to the role of peace culture in conflict and post-conflict societies.