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Community Psychology In Pursuit of Liberation and Well-Being

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ISBN-10: 0333922824

ISBN-13: 9780333922828

Edition: 2004

Authors: Geoffrey Nelson, Isaac Prilleltensky

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This is the first up-to-date text written specifically for the international market on psychology in the community. Community Psychology covers the history and foundations of the field, key concepts and values, community research, community action, and the application of psychology in various settings, integrating the values/politics and scientific/research aspects of community work. Written by experienced authors in the field, this text will be internationally invaluable.
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 1/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Geoffrey Nelson is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University.

ISAAC PRILLELTENSKY, PhD, is Dean, School of Education at University of Miami, Florida.ORA PRILLELTENSKY, EdD, is Lecturer, Department of Educational Psychological Studies at University of Miami, Florida. She has worked in a number of applied settings, including schools, counseling services, and rehabilitation programs.

Context and Overview
Community Psychology: Journeys in the Global Context
The Project of Community Psychology: Issues, Values and Tools for Liberation and Well-Being
Values, Principles and Conceptual Tools
The Values of Community Psychology
Ecology, Prevention and Promotion
Power and Community
Accountability, Commitment and Inclusion
Tools for Action
An Overview of Community Psychology Interventions
Social Interventions
Organizational and Community
Small Group and Individual Interventions
Tools for Research
The Foundations of Community Research
Community Research Methods: Post-Positivist and Social Constructivist Paradigms
Community Research Methods: Critical Paradigm
Putting It All Together: Addressing the Issues
Globalization, Poverty and Social Injustice
Colonization and Racism
Immigration and Adaption: Confronting the Challenges of Cultural Diversity
Gender, Power and Community Psychology
A Journey Towards Liberation: Confronting Heterosexism and the Oppression of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered People
Creating New Possibilities for Promoting Liberation, Well-being and Recovery
Disadvantaged Children and Families
Environmental Degradation and Ecologically Minded Alternatives
Looking towards the Future
Between Person and Society: Community Psychology's Vogage into Complexity