A Quarter Century Of Community Psychology: Readings From The American Journal Of Community…

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EditorTracey A. Revenson, Anthony R. D'augelliRevised byAnthony R. D'augelli

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This work contains original research from the first 25 years of the American Journal of Community Psychology, selected to reflect community psychology's rich tradition of theory, empirical research, action, and innovative methods. This volume will be of interest to community mental health workers, social science and social work researchers, health care professionals, policymakers, and educators in the fields of community and preventative psychology.

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This work contains original research from the first 25 years of the American Journal of Community Psychology, selected to reflect community psychology's rich tradition of theory, empirical research, action, and innovative methods. This volume will be of interest to community mental health workers, social science and social work researc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:604 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.04 inPublished:July 31, 2002Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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Dedication. Preface. A Note to Teachers. List of Contributors. Editors' Biographies. I: Capstone Essays. 1. Looking Backward and Moving Forward: Reflections on a Quarter Century of Community Psychology; T.A. Revenson, E. Seidman. 2. Facilitating Change: Where and How Should Community Psychology Intervene? H. Yoshikawa, M. Shinn. 3. The Ecological Paradigm: Persons in Settings; D. Livert, D. Hughes. 4. Diversity in Community Psychology; S.E. French, A.R. D'Augelli. II: The Origin. 5. Community Psychology: A Report of the Boston Conference on the Education of Psychologists for Community Mental Health. Chapter III; C.C. Bennett, et al. III: The 1970s. 6. Preentry Issues in Consultation; C. Cherniss. 7. Social Stress and Community Psychology; B.S. Dohrenwend. IV: The 1980s. 8. In Praise of Paradox: A Social Policy of Empowerment Over Prevention; J. Rappaport. 9. Primary Prevention During School Transitions: Social Support and Environmental Structure; R.D. Felner, et al. 10. The Fidelity-Adaptation Debate: Implications for the Implementation of Public Sector Social Programs; C.H. Blakely, et al. 11. Back to the Future, Community Psychology: Unfolding a Theory of Social Intervention; E. Seidman. 12. Community Settings as Buffers of Life Stress? Highly Supportive Churches, Mutual Help Groups, and Senior Centers; K.I. Maton. 13. The Impact of AIDS on a Gay Community: Changes in Sexual Behavior, Substance Use, and Mental Health; J.L. Martin, et al. V: The 1990s. 14. Sense of Community in the Urban Environment: A Catalyst for Participation and Community Development; D.M. Chavis, A. Wandersman. 15. The Adaptation of Black Graduate Students: A Social Network Approach; D.C. DeFour, B.J. Hirsch. 16. Expectations and High School Change: Teacher-Researcher Collaboration to Prevent School Failure; R.S. Weinstein, et al. 17. Homelessness: What is a Psychologist to do? M. Shinn. 18. The Social Policy Context of Child Care: Effects on Quality; D.A. Phillips, et al. 19. What's Wrong With Empowerment; S. Riger. 20. The Children of Divorce Parenting Intervention: Outcome Evaluation of an Empirically Based Program; S.A. Wolchik, et al. 21. The Enhancement of Psychological Wellness: Challenges and Opportunities; E.L. Cowen. 22. Impact of the JOBS Intervention on Umemployed Workers Varying in Risk for Depression; A.D. Vinokur, et al. 23. A Future for Community Psychology: The Contexts of Diversity and the Diversity of Contexts; E.J. Trickett. 24. Family, Peer, and Neighborhood Influences on Academic Achievement Among African-American Adolescents: One-Year Prospective Effects; N.A. Gonzales, et al. Appendices.

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"Considering the amount of information in psychology and in the subfields, this book is an excellent way of bringing together individuals, both senior and junior, within community psychology through a single effort." (Nicholas Greco IV, MS (Abbott Laboratories)