Processes of Community Change and Social Action.
By: Omoto, Allen M.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (385 p.).ISBN: 9781410612984.Subject(s): Civil society | Political socialization | Social action | VoluntarismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Processes of Community Change and Social ActionDDC classification: 302.14 | 302/.14 | 303.4 LOC classification: HN49.V64C58 2005ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Understanding Social Change: Introduction to the Volume; 1. Some Things Social Surveys Don't Tell Us About Volunteering; 2. Feeling Good by Doing Good: Health Consequences of Social Service; 3. Public Health, Race, and the AIDS Movement: The Profile and Consequences of Latino Gay Men's Community Involvement; 4. Becoming (and Remaining) a Community Volunteer: Does Personality Matter?; 5. Psychological Sense of Community: Conceptual Issues and Connections to Volunteerism-Related Activism
6. A Benefit-and-Cost Approach to Understanding Social Participation and Volunteerism in Multilevel Organizations7. Social Capital in Democratic Transition: Civil Society in South Africa; 8. Social Participation and Social Trust in Adolescence: The Importance of Heterogeneous Encounters; 9. Designing Interventions to Promote Civic Engagement; About the Contributors; Name Index; Subject Index
This volume--an outgrowth of the annual meeting of the Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology--focuses on examples of social change and community action, and the processes at work in creating change. The presenters engaged each other and the audience in thinking about how best to create and sustain social change. This volume represents a product of their cumulative insight, research results, and perspectives, including chapters from each of the symposium presenters, as well as a few selected chapters from other noted scholars. Taken as a whole, the volume is highly accessible and pre
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