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Title Toward a socially responsible psychology for a global era / editors, Elena Mustakova-Possardt [and others]
Published New York : Springer, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 289 pages) : illustrations
Series International and cultural psychology
International and cultural psychology series.
Contents Central Dimensions of Rethinking a Socially Responsible Psychology for a Global Era -- Focusing Psychology on the Global Challenge: Achieving a Sustainable Future / Elena Mustakova-Possardt and Julie Oxenberg -- Transforming a Limited Social Function into a Viable Global Action Agenda / Elena Mustakova-Possardt, Michael Basseches, Julie Oxenberg and Ian Hansen -- Practices of Psychological Inquiry: The Global Challenge / Kenneth J. Gergen and Michael Basseches -- Toward Socially Responsible Clinical Practice Suited to the Needs of a Global Community / Elena Mustakova-Possardt and Julie Oxenberg -- Toward Social Health for a Global Community / Elena Mustakova-Possardt and John Woodall -- Toward Cultivating Socially Responsible Global Consciousness / Elena Mustakova-Possardt and Julie Oxenberg -- Pressing Global Issues -- Toward a Psychology of Nonviolence / Harry Murray, Mikhail Lyubansky, Kit Miller and Lilyana Ortega -- Toward Racial Justice / Mikhail Lyubansky and Carla D. Hunter -- Overcoming Discrimination, Persecution, and Violence Against Women / Dana C. Jack and Jill Astbury -- Poor People, Poor Planet: The Psychology of How We Harm and Heal Humanity and Earth / Steven Shapiro -- Processes in the Development of Individual and Collective Consciousness and the Role of Religious and Spiritual Communities / Elena Mustakova-Possardt and Michael Basseches
Summary This book explores the concept of ""socially-responsible psychology in a global age"" and how it might be used to organize, integrate and bring enhanced focus a field that has the potential to contribute to solutions to the world's most pressing problems. In this volume, the editors explore the central and defining features of socially-responsible psychology, challenges that this work would face, and the mechanisms and processes by which psychological work could be synergistically integrated with the work of other disciplines. For this purpose, the volume also examines a variety of factors cu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Social psychology.
Psychology -- Philosophy.
Culture -- Psychological aspects.
Psychology and the humanities.
Culture -- psychology
Humanities -- psychology.
Philosophy.
Psychology, Social.
Form Electronic book
Author Mustakova-Possardt, Elena, 1960-
LC no. 2013941508
ISBN 1299854923 (ebk)
1461473918 (electronic bk.)
9781299854925 (ebk)
9781461473916 (electronic bk.)