Reaching higher in community psychology: social problems, social settings, and social change.

@article{Weinstein2006ReachingHI,
  title={Reaching higher in community psychology: social problems, social settings, and social change.},
  author={Rhona S. Weinstein},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={37 1-2},
  pages={9-20}
}
Forty years after the founding of community psychology, we have yet to deliver on the full promissory note of our birth, where we were poised to address social problems, social settings, and social change. Despite some success, we are at risk for selling ourselves short, for dying out in the discipline of psychology, and for failing to improve the common good. Given changes in demographics and in the safety net, the problem of entrenched disparities is even more urgent-in perception of the… CONTINUE READING

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