Community Psychology: Linking Individuals and Communities

Community Psychology: Linking Individuals and Communities

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With COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY, Kloos, Hill, Thomas, Wandersman, and Dalton have addressed the challenge of transforming an abstract, theoretical topic into a lively and understandable subject for students. Through concrete examples and consistent pedagogy, this text helps students understand the concepts as well as how to apply them. After introducing community psychology and its history, the authors describe methods of community research and discuss how to understand communities from the perspectives of sense of community, coping, and social support. The focus then shifts to community programs and actions: preventing problem behavior and promoting social competence, citizen participation, organizing for community and social change, and program evaluation and development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Substance Use and Misuse, 36, 825a€”843. ... Retrieved March 5, 2011, from http:/ / finance.€”householdsa€” apf-1105567323. html?x=08c.v=1 Olson, B. (2003, Fall). ... The SCRA Task Force on Disaster, Community Readiness, and Recovery: Creating a grassroots manual based on ... The mark of a criminal record. ... American journal of Evaluation, 26, 408a€”414.

Title:Community Psychology: Linking Individuals and Communities
Author:Bret Kloos, Jean Hill, Elizabeth Thomas, Abraham Wandersman, Maurice Elias
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-04-25


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