Community psychology and the capabilities approach.

  • Marybeth Shinn
  • Published 2015 in American journal of community psychology


What makes for a good life? The capabilities approach to this question has much to offer community psychology, particularly with respect to marginalized groups. Capabilities are freedoms to engage in valued social activities and roles-what people can do and be given both their capacities, and environmental opportunities and constraints. Economist Amartya… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10464-015-9713-3