Community Psychology: Linking Individuals and Communities
Kloos, B, Hill J, Thomas, E., Case, A. Scott, V. & Wandersman, A. (2021). Community psychology: Linking individuals and communities. (Fourth Edition). American Psychological Association
Read Chapter 1: The Fundamentals of Community Psychology: Promoting Social Change
Chapter 2: The Development and Practice of Community Psychology
Chapter 5: Understanding Individuals Within Environments
Chapter 6: What Defines Community?
Chapter 1 of this book will give you a definition of community psychology and explore 8 core values in community psychology. Chapter 2 will cover the development and practice of community psychology including such topics as the formative contexts of community psychology and conceptual frameworks to inform the practice of community. Chapter 5 examines understanding the individuals within the context of their community environments. Topics include social climate dimensions, social regularity, and activity settings. Chapter 6 takes a deeper dive into defining community, covering the types of communities, the levels of communities, and who creates the definitions for communities.
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