Foreword (Georges C. Benjamin).
Introduction (Larry Cohen, Vivian Chávez and Sana Chehimi).
Part One: Defining the Issues.
1 The Imperative for Primary Prevention (Larry Cohen and Sana Chehimi).
2 Achieving Health Equity and Social Justice (Wayne H. Giles and Leandris C. Liburd).
Sidebar: Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Nancy McArdle, Theresa L. Osypuk, Bonnie Lefkowitz and Barbara Krimgold.
3 Individual, Family, and Community Resilience (Bonnie Benard).
Part Two: Key Elements of Effective Prevention Efforts.
4 Community Organizing for Health and Social Justice (Vivian Chávez, Meredith Minkler, Nina Wallerstein and Michael S. Spencer).
5 Working Collaboratively to Advance Prevention (Larry Cohen and Ashby Wolfe).
Sidebars: Deborah Balfanz, Soowon Kim and Ellen Wu.
6 The Power of Local Communities to Foster Policy (Makani Themba-Nixon).
7 Using Media Advocacy to Influence Policy (Lori Dorfman).
8 The Impact of Corporate Practices on Health and Health Policy (Nicholas Freudenberg and Sandro Galea).
9 Primary Prevention and Program Evaluation (Daniel Perales).
Part Three: Prevention in Context.
10 Preventing Injustices in Environmental Health and Exposures (Stephanie Ann Farquhar, Neha Patel and Molly Chidsey).
Sidebars: Nancy M. Goff and Peter Murchie.
11 Health and the Built Environment (Howard Frumkin and Andrew L. Dannenberg).
12 Creating Healthy Food Environments to Prevent Chronic Disease
(Leslie Mikkelsen, Catherine S. Erickson, Juliet Sims and Marion Nestle).
13 A Public Health Approach to Preventing Violence (Deborah Prothrow-Stith and Rachel A. Davis).
Sidebar: Dionne Smith Coker-Appiah, Mysha R. Wynn and Donald Parker.
14 The Limits of Behavioral Interventions for HIV Prevention (Dan Wohlfeiler and Jonathan M. Ellen).
15 Mental Health in the Realm of Primary Prevention (Anita M. Wells, GiShawn A. Mance and M. Taqi Tirmazi).
Sidebar: Joseph P. Gone.