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PSYC 266 FA
This course serves as an introduction to community psychology, a discipline that blends elements of sociology, anthropology, social psychology, clinical psychology, developmental psychology, and urban planning (to name a
few). Class topics include levels of analysis, ecologies, prevention and intervention, feminism and community psychology, empowerment, self-help, sense of community, coalition building, and social justice and action.
Dalton, J.H., Elias, M.J. & Wandersman, A. (2001). COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY: LINKING INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thompson Learning.
Seidman, E. & Rappaport, J. (1986). REDEFINING SOCIAL PROBLEMS.
NY: Plenum Press.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Group discussion papers, in-class work, midterm exam, and community-based final paper.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
This is a column 3 Breadth Requirement course for psychology majors.
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- Instructor(s): Langhout,Regina Day
- Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: PAC002;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 40)
- Permission: Permission of Instructor Required
POI will be granted by the instructor during the drop/add period using electronic drop/add.
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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