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Empowering Settings and Voices for Social Change

Mark S. Aber, Kenneth I. Maton, and Edward Seidman (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195380576
eISBN:
9780199864508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380576.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book combines a focus on understanding social settings as loci for empowering intervention with a focus on understanding and giving voice to citizens. The book illuminates advances in theory and ... More


Empowering Settings and Voices for Social Change: An Introduction

Kenneth I. Maton, Edward Seidman, and Mark S. Aber

in Empowering Settings and Voices for Social Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195380576
eISBN:
9780199864508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380576.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Empowerment is central to any effort by researchers, community practitioners, or policymakers for bringing about meaningful social change related to marginalized individuals and groups. It is ... More


Enhancing Representation, Retention, and Achievement of Minority Students in Higher Education: A Social Transformation Theory of Change

Kenneth I. Maton, Freeman A. Hrabowski, Metin Özdemir, and Harriette Wimms

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

A social transformation theory of change is proposed for enhancing representation, retention, and the achievement of minority students in higher education. The central tenet of the theory is the ... More


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