Community Building: Values for a Sustainable Future

Community Building: Values for a Sustainable FutureAuthor(s): Leonard A. Jason

Publisher: Praeger Pub

Hardcover: 176 pages

ISBN: 0275958728

ISBN-13: 978-0275958725

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This work is a description of vulnerabilities that help account for many of the serious problems facing contemporary society in industrialized countries, including high rates of crime; homelessness; alcohol, tobacco, and other drug addictions; and a breakdown of the psychological sense of community.

About the Author : LEONARD A. JASON is Professor of Psychology at DePaul University.

Table of Contents:
Forewords:
Communication and Community Building by Mara B. Adelman and Lawrence R. Frey
New Vistas for Community Psychology by John Moritsugu
Preface
Society at the Crossroads
Four Vulnerabilities
A New Paradigm for Hope
Religion and Spirituality
A Sense of Community
Partnerships with Communities
Wisdom Traditions as Our Guide
Afterword: An Eco-Transformational Application: Bridging the Macro to the Micro by Patricia A.Fennell
Notes
References
Index

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