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Bario Professors: Tales of Naturalistic Research

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Edited and written by David Glenwick, Fordham University

Rogler, L. H. (2008). Bario Professors: Tales of Naturalistic Research, Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. 

For community psychologists, 1965 and the Swampscott Conference of that year represent our Declaration of Independence of 1776 and Magna Carta of 1215. However, many of the questions that remain compelling to us today were being asked even before the beginning, and by researchers and practitioners in a variety of fields (e.g., sociology and anthropology, as well as psychology). How does…

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Edited and written by Denise Bulling, Ph.D., University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

Helping families and communities recover From disaster: Lessons learned from hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. Kilmer, R. P., Gil-Rivas, V. Tedeschi, R. G., & Calhoun, L. G. (Ed.), (2010). Washington DC: American Psychological Association. 

An ad-hoc subcommittee on disaster recovery for the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs held hearings in 2009 as a follow up to the interim report done by the National Commission on Children and Disasters…

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