Poverty and Psychology: From Global Perspective to Local Practice / Edition 1

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Overview

This volume is constituted of a collection of leading contributions, each focusing on understanding the global dynamics of poverty and wealth together, from a psychological (particularly social psychological) perspective. It is one of few (if any) books on the subject that combines psychological theory and research with community development and practice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306477645
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 8/28/2003
  • Series: International and Cultural Psychology Series
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Meet the Author

Stuart C. Carr is Senior Lecturer at the School of Psychology at Massey University. Carr has a background in social and organizational psychology, and has lived and worked in Malawi, far north Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, and the South Pacific. He has consulted to and worked for a rage of aid organizations and universities in developing areas, His interests are focused on the applications of psychology, principally social and organizational psychology, to the reduction of poverty and the enhancement of social equity. Dr. Carr is a member of Australia’s College of Organizational Psychology and coordinates the Industrial/Organizational Psychology program at Massey University in New Zealand. Since 1996, Carr has edited the peer-reviewed publication South Pacific Journal of Psychology, a journal dedicated to fostering awareness of psychological issues in development processes.

Tod S. Sloan is Co-Coordinator of Psychologists for Social Responsibility. Currently at Georgetown University, he’s previously served as professor of psychology at the University of Tulsa where he founded the Center for Community Research and Development. He has held Fulbright awards for research and lecturing in Venezuela and Nicaragua. His primary interests are the psychosocial impact of modernization, dialogic processes in deep democracy, and critical psychology.

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Table of Contents

1. Poverty and Psychology: An Introduction.- I. Insecurity.- 2. Poverty and Power.- 3. Poverty and Justice.- 4. Poverty and Psychopathology.- 5. Poverty and Unemployment.- 6. Poverty and Place.- II. Empowerment.- 7. Poverty and Community.- 8. Poverty and Prejudice.- 9. Poverty and Wealth.- 10. Poverty and Discourse.- 11. Poverty and Economic Crisis.- III. Opportunity.- 12. Poverty and Youth.- 13. Poverty and Enterprise.- 14. Poverty and Process Skills.- 15. Poverty and Research.- 16. Poverty and Psychology: A Call to Arms.

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