Community Psychology: Linking Individuals and Communities / Edition 3

Community Psychology: Linking Individuals and Communities / Edition 3

by Bret Kloos, Jean Hill, Elizabeth Thomas, Abraham Wandersman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111352577

ISBN-13: 9781111352578

Pub. Date: 04/25/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Learn through application with COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY! Featuring concrete examples and numerous study tools, this psychology text helps you understand the concepts and then provides opportunities for you to apply them. Brief outlines of chapter content, anticipatory questions, key points, brief exercises, summaries, and self tests are just a few of the tools that

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Learn through application with COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY! Featuring concrete examples and numerous study tools, this psychology text helps you understand the concepts and then provides opportunities for you to apply them. Brief outlines of chapter content, anticipatory questions, key points, brief exercises, summaries, and self tests are just a few of the tools that will help you succeed in this course. Programs and citizen initiatives for enriching the quality of individual and community life--such as Alcoholics Anonymous and the San Francisco Depression Prevention Project--show you what community psychology means in the real world. At the end of each chapter, you will find website references to model or recommended projects that connect you to community resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111352578
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/25/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
286,023
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents


PART I: INTRODUCING COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY. 1. Introducing Community Psychology. 2. How Has Community Psychology Developed? PART II: COMMUNITY RESEARCH. 3. The Aims of Community Research. 4. Methods of Community Psychology Research. PART III: UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITIES. 5. Understanding Individuals Within Environments. 6. Understanding Community. 7. Understanding Human Diversity. 8. Understanding Stress and Coping in Context. PART IV: PREVENTING PROBLEM BEHAVIOR AND PROMOTING SOCIAL COMPETENCE. 9. Prevention and Promotion: Key Concepts. 10. Prevention and Promotion: Implementing Programs. PART V: PROMOTING COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL CHANGE. 11. Citizen Participation and Empowerment. 12. Community and Social Change. 13. Program Evaluation and Program Development. 14. Looking Ahead.

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