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Introduction to Community Psychology

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Leonard A. Jason

Olya Glantsman

Jack F. O'Brien

Pub Date: 2019

Publisher: Rebus Community

Language: English

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Reviewed by Traci Weinstein, Assistant Professor of Community Psychology, Rhode Island College on 11/27/19

This is an extremely comprehensive review of the field of community psychology. Contributors were sensitive to inclusion of topics that are essential for an updated textbook in this field, specifically compiling 19 learning units that range from... read more


Table of Contents

  • I. Introduction
  • II. Theory, Research, and Practice
  • III. Understanding Communities
  • IV. Intervention and Prevention Strategies
  • V. Tools for Action
  • VI. Our Future
  • VII. Chapter Quizzes
  • VIII. Chapter Lecture Slides

About the Book

This textbook will show you how to comprehensively analyze, investigate, and address escalating problems of economic inequality, violence, substance abuse, homelessness, poverty, and racism. It will provide you with perspectives and tools to partner with community members and organizations to promote a fair and equitable allocation of resources and opportunities.

About the Contributors


Leonard A. Jason

Olya Glantsman

Jack F. O'Brien