Power in Community Psychology Research and Practice
Fisher, Adrian T and Sonn, Christopher C (2007) Power in Community Psychology Research and Practice. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 17 (4). pp. 255-257. ISSN 1052-9284Full text for this resource is not available from the Research Repository.
While power underpins so much of community psychology, it is not usually the focus of research or practice. Even empowerment approaches lack clear definition of the power against which they are operating. This article introduces a model developed at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, to understand various power dimensions and levels at which it can have impacts. Such a multifaceted model has facilitated the series of articles that follow – re-analysing the authors' work with power as the core element in the analyses, and understanding the different levels of analysis, sources of power, and ways in which power imbalances can be redressed.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||ResPubID13288, power, community psychology, empowerment, sources of power, power imbalances|
|Subjects:||FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
SEO Classification > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding
|Date Deposited:||07 May 2012 05:29|
|Last Modified:||07 May 2012 05:29|
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