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Handbook of community psychology

Handbook of community psychology

Author: Julian Rappaport; Edward Seidman
Publisher: New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This comprehensive handbook, the first in its field, brings together 106 different contributors. The 38 interrelated but at the same time independent chapters discuss key areas including conceptual frameworks; empirically grounded constructs; intervention strategies and tactics; social systems; designs, assessment, and analysis; cross-cutting professional issues; and contemporary intersections with related fields  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of community psychology.
New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum, [2000]
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Rappaport; Edward Seidman
ISBN: 0306461609 9780306461606
OCLC Number: 42603239
Description: xxi, 1011 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Prevention in mental health and social intervention : conceptual and methodological issues in the evolution of the science and practice of prevention --
Empowerment theory : psychological, organizational, and community levels of analysis --
Individualism, collectivism, and community psychology --
Community psychology and routes to psychological wellness --
Toward an integration of behaviorism and community psychology : dogs bark at those they do not recognize --
Cognition in social context : contributions to community psychology --
Understanding and changing social systems : an ecological view --
Psychological dysfunction and well-being : public health and social indicator approaches --
Stress : theory, research, and action --
Social support research in community psychology --
Citizen participation and community organizations --
Power and participation in the workplace : implications for empowerment theory, research, and practice --
Contextual influences in mental health consultation : toward an ecological perspective on radiating change --
Community and neighborhood organization --
The creation of alternative settings --
Action-oriented mass communication --
Social policy and community psychology --
Dissemination of innovation as social change --
Prospects for a viable community mental health system : reconciling ideology, professional traditions, and political reality --
Community-based health interventions --
Religion in American life : a community psychology perspective --
Community change, community stasis, and the law --
Helping troubled children and families : a paradigm of public responsibility --
The school reform movement : opportunities for community psychology --
Self-help groups --
Contributions from organizational psychology --
Assessing ecological constructs and community context --
Cross-level research without cross-ups in community psychology --
Statistical models for change --
Thinking through others : qualitative research and community psychology --
Practitioners' perspectives --
Community psychology in international perspective --
Psychology in the international community : perspectives on peace and development --
Community psychology and ethnic minority populations --
Women's empowerment : a review of community psychology's first twenty-five years --
A perspective on ethical issues in community psychology --
Barometers of community change : personal reflections --
Contemporary intersections.
Responsibility: edited by Julian Rappaport and Edward Seidman.
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