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This Research Guide developed and maintained to support the university's PSY 435 Community Psychology course
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Course Description

This course covers the basic theories and concepts that define the field of community psychology while utilizing a service learning approach to community action and research. Students will also learn about the principles of research that guide community psychologists, including traditional research methods, qualitative research methods, consulting, program development and evaluation, and participatory action research.


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Reference sources can provide you with valuable information such as:
  • Background information
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  • Definitions and key terms
  • Lists of additional sources (articles, books, etc.)
They are an excellent way to begin your research by allowing you to become familiar with the topic in preparation to choose the best articles, books, and additional resources. 

Reference Books

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Handbook of Social Psychology - Edited by Susan T. Fiske, Daniel T. Gilbert, and Gardner Lindzey
Call Number: REF COL: HM1011 .H37 2010
ISBN: 9780470137475
Publication Date: 2010

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The Cambridge Handbook of Sociocultural Psychology - Edited by Jaan Valsiner and Alberto Rosa
Call Number: Available online through Credo Reference
ISBN: 9781849725132
Publication Date: 2009

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Encyclopedia of Social Psychology - Edited by Roy F. Baumeister and Kathleen D. Vohs
Call Number: REF COL: HM1007 .E53 2007
ISBN: 9781412916707
Publication Date: 2007

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