Principles of Community Psychology: Perspectives and Applications

Publication Year: 2004

Edition: 3rd

Authors/Editor: Levine, Murray; Perkins, Douglas D.; Perkins, David V.

Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

ISBN: 978-0-19-514417-8

Request more information

Description

The third edition of this pioneering work includes new contexts, research, and issues while improving overall clarity

Updated and expanded in this third edition, Principles of Community Psychology: Perspectives and Applications presents the most recent literature, empirical work, issues, and events in the field and the relevant policy debates surrounding them.

The book maintains the basic architecture of the previous edition--integrating theory, research, and practice across the diverse subject matter of community mental health and community psychology--but reduces jargon and improves clarity. Applying an ecological perspective, it places problems in their current and historical contexts and employs a stress, coping, and social-support model as a key integrative device to analyze community mental health practice, prevention, self-help, and social action.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Levine, Murray; Perkins, Douglas D.; Perkins, David V.
ISBN: 978-0-19-514417-8
Specialty:
Social Psychology
Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 3rd
Pages: 560
Illustrations: 2
Year: 2004

Collections

Principles of Community Psychology: Perspectives and Applications

Resources of the Month

JBI EBP Database

JBI EBP Database
 

Test Drive

Health & Psychosocial Instruments

Gideon


Test Drive

AORN Journal

Academic Medicine


Test Drive

Critical Care Medicine


Test Drive

Loading