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2 edition of Community psychology. found in the catalog.

Community psychology.

Michael Philip Bender

Community psychology.

by Michael Philip Bender

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEssential psychology -- F4
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22321751M
ISBN 100416823203

  Book Description. Community Psychology, 6 th Edition offers an easy-to-navigate, clearly organized, and comprehensive overview of the field, with theoretical roots that carry over to practical applications. Presenting the concepts of community psychology and social change, these concepts are then applied to various systems addressing the human condition: mental health, . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. + 1 CD-ROM: Contents: Analysis, context and action: an introduction to community psychology --The international emergence and development of community psychology --A history of "community" and community psychology in South Africa --Assumptions and values of community psychology .

  Facts is your complete guide to Community Psychology. In this book, you will learn topics such as Stress and Resilience, The Importance of Social Change, Community Intervention Strategies, and The Mental Health System/Social and Human Services in the Community plus much more. With key features Author: CTI Reviews. Drawing upon the wisdom of experts in the field, this reader-friendly volume of Community Psychology edited by Victoria Scott and Susan Wolfe explores both foundational competencies and the technical how-to skills needed for engaging in community psychology practice. Each chapter explores a core competency and its application in preventing or amending community problems and issues.

Introduction to Community Psychology About the Book This textbook tells the story of community psychologists, who view social problems as being due to the unequal distribution of resources, which causes poverty, homelessness, unemployment, and crime. "Community Psychology" contains a rich diversity of insights and critical debates on the key theoretical, analytic, teaching, learning and action approaches in community psychology. The book offers an incisive examination of a range of contextual factors that influence the practice of community psychology in South Africa Category: Community.


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O'Brien, Kaitlyn N. Ramian. This is the first Handbook of Community Psychology. It contains contributions from different authors, in addition to our editorial introductions. Students and community members may access a free introduction to the field, the methods and theories, frameworks for understanding communities, intervention and prevention strategies used by community psychologists, tools for creating change on multiple levels, and guidance on the various paths one can take as a community psychologist.

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As a discipline that is considered a half century old in the United States, community psychology has grown in the sophistication and reach of theories and : Community Psychology and Community Mental Health, e dited by Bret Kloos, Jose Ornelas and Geoffrey Nelson This book is another masterpiece with the extensive knowledge and experience of some of the most celebrated professionals in Community Psychology as its content.

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