Applied Jewish Values in Social Sciences and Psychology

March 28, 2019|
Applied Jewish Values in Social Sciences and Psychology by Michael Ben-Avie
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This volume interweaves concepts and methods from psychology and other social sciences with Jewish ideas and practices in order to address contemporary social issues. This volume brings together pioneering research from scholars in such fields as psychology, education, and religious studies. The authors integrate insights from Jewish texts and practices with the methods and concepts of the social sciences to create interventions that promote the well-being of children, adults, families, communities, and society. Divided into three sections - Education, Psychological Well-Being, Society and Beyond- this book shows how this integrationist approach can deepen our understanding and generate new insights around pressing social challenges to impact positive change in the lives of people and communities.


Michael Ben-Avie , Ph.D. is a researcher with the Yale University Child Study Center and director of assessment at Southern Connecticut State University. He is a nationally-recognized expert on public education and co-editor of six books on educational change and youth development (with James. P. Comer, M.D., Associate Dean of the ...
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Title:Applied Jewish Values in Social Sciences and Psychology
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:283 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:283 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:March 28, 2019
Publisher:Springer Nature
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319793702

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