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Changing Social Settings: A Framework for Action

Edward Seidman and Vivian Tseng

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/9780195380576.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter offers a framework for action for improving social settings. It first offers a brief summary that explains how to understand the ways social settings function. It focuses on several ... More


Settings and Empowerment

Edison J. Trickett

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/9780195380576.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides commentary on Chapters 2–4. It raises probing questions about the varied conceptualizations of empowerment applied across chapters and across types of settings, the importance ... More


Generating Social Settings for a Public’s Health

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The key concept this chapter offers for creating a collaborative relationship is the concept of social setting. This concept is stimulated by the research of Roger Barker and his colleagues and the ... More


Introduction

Marybeth Shinn and Hirokazu Yoshikawa

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/9780195327892.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter introduces ways that social researchers can transform youth-serving settings in order to promote positive youth development. Interventions can occur at multiple levels, ranging from ... More


Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Peter J. Martin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the interface between musicological and sociological approaches to the analysis of music, and in doing so reveals the differing foundations of cultural studies and sociological ... More


Changing Classroom Social Settings Through Attention to Norms

David B. Henry

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/9780195327892.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Building on theories of social settings, this chapter describes the norms that develop among students in classrooms in terms of feedback circuits, and offers a theory of change based on altering the ... More


Building Capacity for Positive Youth Development in Secondary School Classrooms: Changing Teachers’ Interactions With Students

Robert C. Pianta and Joseph P. Allen

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/9780195327892.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter describes how teachers' social and instructional interactions with students affect their learning and social development, and how a professional development intervention can improve the ... More


Thinking Ecologically

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Community psychology can potentially illustrate the dynamic interplay between the qualities of people and the attributes of smaller social settings and larger social environments. This requires ... More


Quest for Valid Preventive Interventions

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The spirit of the personal response to the William James legacy is that adaptable knowledge will be best derived from work that emphasizes alternate methods stimulated by and appropriate to the ... More


Practicing Ecology: Ideas for Community-Based Preventive Programs

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Mental health professions in the United States have a long and venerable history of trying to improve the mental health of individual citizens. The tendency accompanying this tradition is to view the ... More


Engaged Theory and Social Mapping

Paul James, Yaso Nadarajah, Karen Haive, and Victoria Stead

in Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Development: Other Paths for Papua New Guinea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835880
eISBN:
9780824871611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835880.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter asserts that researching communities has long been beset with difficulties that are still being debated. Such discourses arise from questions like: “how is it possible to delimit the ... More


Introduction

Shirley A. Hill

in Inequality and African-American Health: How Racial Disparities Create Sickness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322818
eISBN:
9781447322849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322818.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book explores how the health of African Americans is influenced by numerous social settings and policies that reinforce racial inequality. The author accomplishes this by expanding on existing ... More


Political Microcultures: The Structure of Political Talk

in Citizen Speak: The Democratic Imagination in American Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226660790
eISBN:
9780226660783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660783.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter pulls together the theoretical and empirical threads developed so far and uses them to propose that we think about group settings as political microcultures. These are localized social ... More


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