9780534161286

Community Psychology Linking Individuals and Communities

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534161286

  • ISBN 10:

    0534161286

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 07/10/2000
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Part One: INTRODUCING COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY. 1. What Is Community Psychology? 2. How Did Community Psychology Develop? Part Two: COMMUNITY RESEARCH. 3. The Aims of Community Research. 4. The Methods of Community Research. Part Three: UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITIES. 5. Understanding Ecology: Individuals Within Environments. Interchapter Exercise: Assessing Environments. 6. Understanding Human Diversity. 7. Understanding Sense of Community. 8. Understanding Coping and Social Support. Interchapter Exercise: Mapping Your Social Support Network. Part Four: PREVENTION AND PROMOTION: KEY CONCEPTS. 10. Prevention and Promotion: Current and Future Applications. 11. Prevention and Promotion: Implementing Programs. Interchapter Exercise: Touring the Prevention/Promotion Literature. Part Five: COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL CHANGE. 12. Citizen Participation and Empowerment. 13. Organizing for Community and Social Change. Interchapter Exercise: A Community Coalition. 14. Program Evaluation and Program Development. Interchapter Exercise: Planning and Evaluating a Community Program. 15. Looking Back, Looking Ahead.

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