Community Psychology

In Pursuit of Liberation and Well-Being

; Isaac Prilleltensky

Community Psychology

Written in a highly engaging style, Community Psychology provides students with an introduction to the history, values and conceptual, intervention, and research tools of community psychology and illustrates how these values and tools can be applied to a wide range of social issues. Les mer
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Community Psychology

Written in a highly engaging style, Community Psychology provides students with an introduction to the history, values and conceptual, intervention, and research tools of community psychology and illustrates how these values and tools can be applied to a wide range of social issues. Critical perspectives and international examples are provided by authors from around the world on how community psychology can aid in the liberation of oppressed groups and promote social justice and well-being.

PART ONE: CONTEXT AND OVERVIEW.- Community Psychology: Journeys in the Global Context.- The Project of Community Psychology: Issues, Values and Tools for Liberation and Well-Being.- PART TWO: VALUES, PRINCIPLES AND CONCEPTUAL TOOLS.- The Values of Community Psychology.- Ecology, Prevention and Promotion.- Power and Community.- Accountability, Commitment and Inclusion.- PART THREE: TOOLS FOR ACTION.- An Overview of Community Psychology Interventions.- Social Interventions.- Organizational and Community Interventions.- Small Group and Individual Interventions.- PART FOUR: TOOLS FOR RESEARCH.- The Foundations of Community Research.- Community Research Methods: Post-Positivist and Social Constructivist Paradigms.- Community Research Methods: Critical Paradigm.- PART FIVE: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: ADDRESSING THE ISSUES.- Marginalization; C.Kagan & M.Burton.- Globalization, Poverty and Social Justice; T.Sloan.- Colonization and Racism; M.Glover, P.Dudgeon & I.Huygens.- Immigration and Adaption: Confronting the Challenges of Cultural Diversity; C.Sonn & A.Fisher.- Gender, Power and Community Psychology; H.Gridley & C.Turner.- A Journey Towards Liberation; G.W.Harper.- Ableism; G.W.White.- Creating New Possibilities for Promoting Liberation, Well-being and Recovery; B.Kloos.- Disadvantaged Children and Families; L.Peirson.- Environmental Degradation and Ecologically Minded Alternatives; E.Bennett.- PART SIX: LOOKING TOWARDS THE FUTURE.- Between Person and Society: Community Psychology's Vogage into Complexity; M.Montero.

ED BENNETT Professor of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, USA. MARK BURTON Head of Development and Clinical Services, Manchester Learning Disability Partnership, UK. PAT DUDGEON Psychologist, and current head of the Centre for Aboriginal Studies at Curtin University, Australia. ADRIAN FISHER Associate Professor of Psychology at Victoria University, Melbourne Australia. DR. MAREWA GLOVER Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Applied Behavioural Science at the University of Auckland. HEATHER GRIDLEY Co-ordinator of one of Australia's two postgraduate programs in Community Psychology at Victoria University. GARY W.HARPER Associate Professor at DePaul University in Chicago, USA. INGRID HUYGENS Community Psychologist and anti-racism educator and decolonisation worker. CAROLYN KAGAN Professor of Community Social Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. BRET KLOOS Faculty member in the clinical-community psychology programme at the University of South Carolina, USA. MARITZA MONTERO Professor of Social Psychology, and Community Social Psychology at Universidad Central de Venezuela. LESLEA PEIRSON Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Toronto, USA. TOD SLOAN Co-ordinator of Psychologists for Social Responsibility (www.psysr.org). CHRISTOPHER SONN Faculty member in the Psychology Department at Victoria University, Australia. COLLEEN TURNER Senior researcher at the Australian Institute for Family Studies. GLEN W.WHITE Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Life at the University of Kansas, USA.

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