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Community psychology [electronic resource] : challenges, controversies and emerging consensus / Jim Orford

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Author
Orford, Jim.
Imprint
Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2008.

Details

Description
xxiv, 456 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series
Wiley ebooks.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [383]-433) and indexes.
Contents
Challenging psychology over its neglect of the social -- Community psychology's core values : empowerment, liberation, and social justice -- The debate over knowledge in community psychology : dissatisfaction with existing research methods -- Social position and inequalities in health -- Place and its influence on health and well-being -- Two concepts for understanding inequalities by position and place -- Disempowerment by war, immigration, homelessness, or unemployment -- Disempowered because of income, gender, or sexual orientation -- Strengthening social support for members of disempowered groups -- Social action and innovation -- Empowering communities -- Participation and liberation.
Subject
Community psychology.
Added Author
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Other Form:
Original 9780470855935 (OCoLC)173659512
ISBN
9780470855935 (cloth : alk. paper)
0470855932 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780470855942 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0470855940 (pbk. : alk. paper)