An analysis of mutual assistance

  title={An analysis of mutual assistance},
  author={Murray Levine},
  journal={American Journal of Community Psychology},
  • M. Levine
  • Published 1 April 1988
  • Psychology
  • American Journal of Community Psychology
ConclusionWhy should community psychology be interested in mutual assistance? Mutual assistance organizations represent not an alternative to professional care by an addition to resources in the community of a kind that makes for a more competent community (Iscoe, 1974). Mutual assistance also reflects the values of empowerment that many community psychologists accept as primary (Rappaport, 1981). For those persons who suffer with conditions that may be attributed to oppressive social… 
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