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Community psychology

Community psychology

theory, method and practice : South African and other perspectives

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community psychology -- South Africa.,
  • Community psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditor: Mohamed Seedat ; consulting editors: Norman Duncan, Sandy Lazarus.
    ContributionsSeedat, Mohamed.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 419 p. :
    Number of Pages419
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22472761M
    ISBN 100195719220

    Psychology is the scientific inquiry into human behavior and mental processes. Psychology recognizes the complexity of these issues and endeavors to utilize both environmental and biological evidence in order to explore, explain, and understand them. Nov 02,  · Community psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with person environment interactions and the ways society affects individual and community functioning. Community psychology focuses on social issues, social institutions, and other settings that influence individuals, groups, and organizations. Community psychology as a science seeks. What is Community Psychology? Community psychology goes beyond an individual focus to promote positive change and empowerment at multiple levels. Learn more about the field and find handouts and presentations to share in the section of the site titled “What is Community Psychology?”. Nov 16,  · Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version? Of course not. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of Community Psychology: Linking Individuals and Communities. Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience%().


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