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Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

James G. Kelly


Community psychology emphasizes an ecological approach to mental health by focusing on the individual in the environment and the influences that shape and change behavior. This book brings together the work of the author, one of the founders of community psychology. It unites 13 of his publications from 1968 to 2002, as well as four new essays on current issues in the field: the theory, research, practice, and education of community psychologists. The author introduces the work by offering connections between his personal experiences and the topics he chose to focus on throughout his long care ... More

Keywords: community psychology, mental health, individual, environment, practice, community psychologists

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195173796
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James G. Kelly, editor
University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

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