Doing Psychology Critically: Making A Difference In Diverse Settings

Paperback | November 9, 2002

byIsaac Prilleltensky

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How can psychologists incorporate recent insights about power, values and inequality in their work? What is the role of social justice in the practice of psychology? In this highly readable book, the authors tackle these questions and propose workable answers. This is the first book to translate into action the principles of critical psychology. Using a value-based framework the authors propose guidelines for critical practice in clinical, counseling, educational, health, community and work settings.

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How can psychologists incorporate recent insights about power, values and inequality in their work? What is the role of social justice in the practice of psychology? In this highly readable book, the authors tackle these questions and propose workable answers. This is the first book to translate into action the principles of critical p...

Isaac Prilleltensky is Professor of Psychology at Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. Geoffrey Nelson is Professor of Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.9 × 5.7 × 0.48 inPublished:November 9, 2002Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333922840

ISBN - 13:9780333922842

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Table of Contents

Part I: Foundations * Power, Wellbeing, Oppression and Liberation * Theory, Research and Action * Part II: Training * The Making of a Subversive Teacher * The Making of a Participatory Action Researcher * The Making of a Critical Practitioner/Activist * Part III: Applications * Clinical and Counselling Settings: Making a Difference with Disadvantaged Clients * Educational Settings: Learning a New School of Thought * Health Settings: Fighting Inequality to Enhance Wellbeing * Community Settings: Creating Capacity and Mobilizing for Change * Work Settings: Working Critically Within the Status Quo * Part IV: Change * Psychologists as Agents of Change: Getting Ready to Make a Difference * Psychologists and the Process of Change: Making a Difference in Diverse Settings * Psychologists and the Object of Social Change: Transforming Social Policy