Current Directions in Community Psychology

ISBN-10: 0205680100

ISBN-13: 9780205680108

Edition: 2010

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List price: $51.80
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/9/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Marybeth Shinn is Professor of Human and Organizational Development at Vanderbilt University. Before coming to Vanderbilt, she taught courses in community psychology, research methods, and psychology and social issues at New York University's Psychology and Applied Psychology departments and its Wagner School of Public Service. Beth got her undergraduate degree from the interdisciplinary Social Relations program at Harvard, and her Ph.D. in both social and community psychology at the University of Michigan. She served as president of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and of the Society for Community Research and Action (the community psychology division of the American Psychological Association) and received the latter group's award for Distinguished Contributions to Theory and Research. Her research is on homelessness, and on ways to make social settings work better for their participants.Emily Thaden is a doctoral student in the Community Research & Action program in the Human & Organizational Development department at Vanderbilt University. She received her Bachelor's degree from New York University in 2002 and her Masters from Vanderbilt University in 2007. She is currently teaching an undergraduate class titled Understanding Organizations and has assisted with undergraduate and graduate level classes in systematic inquiry and action research. Her research uses a participatory action research approach to explore the responses of communities and organizations to the devolution of government support for social services, which includes work on affordable housing innovations, community development, welfare reform, and organizational change and collaboration.

Environmental Impact: Microsystems And Mesosystems
The quality of early child care and childrenrsquo;s development
Current Directions in Psychological Science,13 165-168
Parent care in the context of womenrsquo;s multiple roles
Current Directions in Psychological Science, 8 149-152
Parental school involvement and childrenrsquo;s academic achievement: Pragmatics and issues
Current Directions in Psychological Science, 13 161-164
Family factors and adolescent substance use: Models and mechanisms
Current Directions in Psychological Science, 12 222-226
Peer victimization in school: Exploring the ethic context
Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15 317-321
Children of lesbian and gay parents
Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15 241-244
How U.S. children and adolescents spend time: What it does (and doesnrsquo;t) tell us about their development
Current Directions in Psychological Science, 10 160-164
Environmental Impact: Neighborhoods And Macrosystems
Children and youth in neighborhood contexts
Current Directions in Psychological Science,12 27-31
Neighborhood characteristics and depression: An examination of stress processes
Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15 188-192
Why socioeconomic status affects the health of children: A psychosocial perspective
Current Directions in Psychological Science, 13 112-115
The adjustment of children from immigrant families
Current Directions in Psychological Science, 7 99-103
The role of religion and spirituality in mental and physical health
Current Directions in Psychological Science, 10 21-24
The Impact Of Disparate Stressors
Mobilization of deterioration of social support following natural disasters
Current Directions in Psychological Science,4 94-98
Beyond quality: Parental and residential stability and childrenrsquo;s adjustment
Current Directions in Psychological Science, 13 210-213
Homeless children in the United States: Mark of the nation at risk
Current Directions in Psychological Science,1 41-45
Contextual influences on marriage: Implications for policy and intervention
Current Directions in Psychological Science, 14 171-174
Children of the affluent: Challenges of well-being
Current Directions in Psychological Science,14 49-53
Prevention And Promotion Programs
Bullying or peer abuse at school: Facts and intervention
Current Directions in Psychological Science, 4 196-200
School dropouts: Prevention considerations, interventions, and challenges
Current Directions in Psychological Science,13 36-39
Mentoring relationships and programs for youth.Cur
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