Social Policy and Community Psychology

  • Deborah A. Phillips


Policy applications are a natural, albeit underexplored, extension of community psychology, as illustrated by these opening quotes. This is the guiding premise of this chapter. Preceding chapters have examined the traditions, theories, methods, and empirical repertoire of community psychology. Here, we examine policy as an arena in which community psychology applies its expertise to the goal of social change


Public Policy Social Policy Child Care Domestic Violence American Psychologist 
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  • Deborah A. Phillips
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