Rethinking community psychology: critical insights

Coimbra, Joaquim Luis, Duckett, Paul, Fryer, David, Makkawi, Ibrahim, Mountain, Isabel, Seedat, Menezes and Walker, Carl (2012) Rethinking community psychology: critical insights. The Australian Community Psychologist, 24 2: 135-142.

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Author Coimbra, Joaquim Luis
Duckett, Paul
Fryer, David
Makkawi, Ibrahim
Mountain, Isabel
Seedat, Menezes
Walker, Carl
Title Rethinking community psychology: critical insights
Journal name The Australian Community Psychologist
ISSN 1835-7393
Publication date 2012-11
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 24
Issue 2
Start page 135
End page 142
Total pages 8
Place of publication Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Publisher The Australian Psychological Society
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Abstract At first sight there appear to be, internationally, many diverse, radical, manifestations of community psychology. However, community psychology has gradually become decreasingly diverse and decreasingly radical the more it has become academically and professionally established and evangelised and it is now endangered as a critical alternative to the disciplinary ideologies, theories, procedures and practices of mainstream psychology. As a consequence, the interests of people whose lives are most characterised by immiseration, suffering, social injustice and oppression are increasingly blighted and increasingly threatened. However, these reactionary developments were and are not inevitable and can be reversed by those collectively committed to community critical psychology.
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