Cultures, Communities, Competence, and Change by Forrest B. Tyler.

Cultures, Communities, Competence, and Change provides a transcultural psychosocial conception of the nature of individual and social activity. The author presents an integrated view of how people develop a psychosocially-based awareness of themselves and their milieus to shape what he refers to as...

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Main Author: Tyler, Forrest B. (Author,
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 2001.
Edition:1st ed. 2001.
Series:The Springer Series in Social Clinical Psychology,
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Table of Contents:
  • 1 Background
  • 2 The Structure of a Nested Framework
  • 3 Psychology’s Nested Frameworks
  • 4 The Ethnic Validity of People’s Lives
  • 5 Individual Psychosocial Competence
  • 6 Psychosocial Leaps and Spirals
  • 7 Autonomy and Relatedness
  • 8 Resource Generation and Interchange
  • 9 Belief Systems
  • 10 Pathology and Competence
  • 11 Elitism, Racism, and Professionalism
  • 12 Violence
  • 13 Interventions: An Evaluative Matrix
  • 14 Choosing and Evaluating Approaches to Change
  • 15 Prospects and Challenges
  • References.