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 1 (2016): Community Psychology in Global Perspective - Special Issue: Happiness and Social Well-Being

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Responsible Editor

Terri Mannarini (University of Salento, Italy)

Special Issue Editor

Caterina Arcidiacono and Salvatore Di Martino (University of Naples Federico II, Italy)


Caterina Arcidiacono (University of Naples Federico II, Italy), Anne E. Brodsky (University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States), Terri Mannarini (University of Salento, Italy), Christopher Sonn (Victoria University, Australia)

Assistant Editors

Sara L. Buckingham (University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States), Salvatore Di Martino (University of Naples Federico II, Italy), Amy Quayle (Victoria University, Australia), Alessia Rochira (University of Salento, Italy), Cosimo Talò (University of Salento, Italy)


Introduction to the issue

Happiness and social well-being Details     PDF
Caterina Arcidiacono, Salvatore Di Martino 1-5


A critical analysis of happiness and well-being. Where we stand now, where we need to go Details     PDF
Caterina Arcidiacono, Salvatore Di Martino 6-35

Family relationships: A long-lasting source of well-being Details     PDF
Eugenia Scabini 36-51

Friend, foe or facilitator? The role of the parent-service provider relationship in the early implementation of a family-based community intervention Details     PDF
Judy Lovett, Eylin Palamaro Munsell, Kelly McNamara, Orla Doyle 52-72

How are we studying migrant well-being? A critical view from a liberating community psychology approach Details     PDF
Virginia Paloma, Manuel García-Ramírez, Carlos Camacho, Lucas Olmedo 73-86

Mindfulness: A critical perspective Details     PDF
Phil Arthington 87-104

Community psychology, happiness and the third industrial revolution Details     PDF
Patrizia Meringolo, Carlo Volpi 105-120

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e-ISSN: 2421-2113