Critical Community Psychology: Critical Action And Social Change

September 30, 2019|
Critical Community Psychology: Critical Action And Social Change by Carolyn Kagan
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This accessible textbook draws upon progressions in academic, political and global arenas, to provide a comprehensive overview of practical issues in psychological work across a diverse range of community settings.

Interest in community psychology, and its potential as a distinctive approach, is growing and evolving in parallel with societal and policy changes. Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition covers crucial issues including decolonial approaches, migration, social justice, and the environmental crisis. It has a new chapter on archive research, working with data, policy analysis and development, to reflect the continuously developing global nature of community psychology. Key features include:

  • Sections and chapters organised around thinking, acting and reflecting
  • Case examples and reflections of community psychology in action
  • Discussion points and ideas for exercises that can be undertaken by the reader, in order to extend critical understanding

Aiming to provide readers with not only the theories, values and principles of community psychology, but also with the practical guidance that will underpin their community psychological work, this is the ideal resource for any student of community, social, and clinical psychology, social work, community practice, and people working in community-based professions and applied settings.

Carolyn Kagan is a Professor Emerita Community Social Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University. Having retired from the university she now works as a scholar activist on local participation and community development projects and on climate/economic/social justice policies at the regional level, through the collective,Steady Sta...
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Title:Critical Community Psychology: Critical Action And Social ChangeFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:458 pages, 9.69 X 7.44 X 0 inShipping dimensions:458 pages, 9.69 X 7.44 X 0 inPublished:September 30, 2019Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1138364053

ISBN - 13:9781138364059

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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