Community Psychology in Global Perspective

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Aim and Scope

Community Psychology in Global Perspective publishes work that is of relevance to community psychologists as well as scholars and professionals from a diverse array of other backgrounds with shared interested in community-focused work.

Community Psychology in Global Perspective is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to research, theory and intervention, and review articles exploring human interactions in community settings across the globe. Its special focus is on making explicit the ways in which culture acts as a framework organizing and guiding our experiences, utilizing ecological perspectives to enhance our understanding and promotion of individual and community well-being, and advancing work aimed at the creation of positive social change and social justice.

The journal is international in scope, reflecting the main concerns of social scientists and community practitioners worldwide. Community Psychology in Global Perspective welcomes contributions from a variety of theoretical approaches across disciplines (psychology, sociology, political sciences, urban planning, social work and others), although it especially encourages submissions of field-based, culturally situated research and intervention.

The content of the journal includes:
Research articles that report empirical qualitative, quantitative and mixed-methods studies relevant to community psychology theory, method, and practice. The focus on qualitative research within a psychological frame will be a specific innovative contribution to the social science research.
Review articles that survey theoretical developments or topics of major interest.
Practice issues that present brief reports by practitioners or action researchers, which describe interesting developments and interventions or which address matters of professional and public relevance.

Contributions are invited on all aspects of Community Psychology, including, but not limited to: Community research methods · Participatory action research · Prevention & Wellbeing · Community program evaluation · Community development · Power & Empowerment · Active citizenship & Collective action · Minorities & Social inclusion · Gender · Migration & Intercultural relations · Social justice · Critical community psychology · Ecological clinical intervention

Community Psychology is an open access journal, free of charge to authors, and published online twice per year.

Community Psychologists · Clinical Psychologists · Social Scientists · Social Workers · Social Psychologists · Administrators · Community and Health Professionals · Urban and Community Planners · Ethnographers · Sociologists · Community Activists ·


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Vol 2, No 2 (2016): Community Psychology in Global Perspective - Special Issue: Structural Violence and Community-based Research and Action

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Responsible Editor

Terri Mannarini (University of Salento, Italy)

Special Issue Editors

Urmitapa Dutta (University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA), Christopher C. Sonn (Victoria University, Australia), and M.Brinton Lykes (Boston College, USA)

Special Issue Assistant Editors

Amy Quayle (Victoria University, Australia), Rama Agung-Igusti (Victoria University, Australia), and Gabriella Santoro (University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA)

Introduction to the issue

Situating and contesting structural violence in community-based research and action Details     PDF
Urmitapa Dutta, Christopher C. Sonn, M. Brinton Lykes 1-20


The continuum of structural violence: Sustaining exclusion through school closures Details     PDF
Jesus Hernandez, Anne Galletta 21-39

Removal, betrayal, and resistance: Comparative analysis of black youth in the U.S. and Haitian-descendant youth in the Dominican Republic Details     PDF
Cynthia Lubin Langtiw, Lauren Heidbrink 40-55

Mayan young women and photovoice: Exposing state violence(s) and gendered migration in rural Guatemala Details     PDF
Rocío Sánchez Ares, M. Brinton Lykes 56-78

Narrating the accumulation of dispossession: Stories of Aboriginal Elders Details     PDF
Amy Quayle, Christopher C. Sonn, Julie van den Eynde 79-96

Structural violence and the lives of Pakistani christians: A collaborative analysis Details     PDF
Lubna Nazir Chaudhry 97-113

Retrieving psychosocial signs of structural violence in postcolonial Jamaica Details     PDF
Deanne Bell 114-126

I just wondered if I can do things on my own and don't have nobody tell me what I can and cannot do. I know better: Letters to the world from inside of a segregated sheltered workshop Details     PDF
Emese Ilyes 127-144

Book review

Social and psychological dimensions of personal debt and the debt industry Details     PDF
Jim Orford 145-146

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e-ISSN: 2421-2113