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Anti-poverty psychology

Author: Stuart C Carr
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: International and cultural psychology series.
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Psychology has focused more on personalities in poverty -- pathologizing -- than on contexts for poverty reduction (Pick & Sirkin, 2010). As a result, the discipline has inadvertently sequestered and isolated itself, and its potential contribution, from poverty reduction initiatives - globally and locally. In recent years, there have been major developments in both the scope and depth of psychological research on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Carr, Stuart C.
Anti-Poverty Psychology
Dordrecht : Springer, c2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart C Carr
ISBN: 9781461463030 1461463033
OCLC Number: 827212119
Description: 1 online resource (218 p.)
Contents: Levels --
Poverty --
Personality --
Organizations --
Places --
Community --
Markets --
Mediation --
Nexus --
Aid --
Mobility --
Systems.
Series Title: International and cultural psychology series.
Responsibility: Stuart C. Carr.
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This book surveys progress in the scope of psychological research on global development including advances in understanding of what motivates teachers, on designing community health initiative and on  Read more...

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"When one considers wealth, one must take into account how global connections related to international trading, exchanges, and currency affect the affluence of any individual on a local level. Read more...

 
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