[COMM-ORG] New Issue of the Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice - Vol. 4 No. 2

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From: Vincent Francisco <Vincent_Francisco at uncg.edu>


Dear Colleagues,
We are pleased to provide another wonderful issue of the Global
Journal. This issue is Special Issue on Community Psychology and
Social Policy. The Guest Editor is Ken Maton from the University of
Maryland at Baltimore County. It is based on a symposium from the 4th
International Conference on Community Psychology, held in Barcelona in
June of 2012. It contains several peer-reviewed articles based on
presentations delivered in the symposium, along with related book
reviews, and commentaries.

Peer reviewed articles include:
- Community Psychology and social policies: Actors and institutions,
by Jaime Alfaro, Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile
- Causal layered analysis as a policy methodology, by Brian J.
Bishop, Peta L. Dzidic and Lauren J. Breen of Curtin University
- The geometrical headache of French policies: Can vertical cultures
be tilted horizontally? by Thomas Saïas and Cécile Delawarde from
Paris, France
- A Community Psychologist’s involvement in policy change at the
community level: Three stories from a practitioner, by Tom Wolff of
Amherst MA, USA.
- In and against social policy, Mark Burton of Manchester
Metropolitan University
- La co-gestión de Políticas Públicas Sociales entre Estado y
sociedad civil: El aporte de la Psicología Social Comunitaria a la
construcción del diálogo entre actores diversos, Alicia Rodríguez,
Universidad de la República, Uruguay
- Social policy: The tightwire we walk (A commentary), by Irma
Serrano-García, University of Puerto Rico

Featured Tool of the Trade:
Social Consortium: A Partnership of Community Agents, by Maritza Montero

Featured Book Reviews:
- Community Psychology and Social Policies (English translation), by
Jaime Alfaro, Alipio Sanchez and Alba Zambrano, and reviewed by Loreto
Leiva
- Principles of Social Change, by Leonard Jason, and reviewed by Tom Wolff

This issue is provides a wealth of information and diversity of
approaches to affecting social improvement through social policy. Many
thanks to Dr Maton and the team of authors and contributors, who did
an outstanding job of pulling these materials together to share
through the Global Journal with all of us.

Please access the new issue at: http://www.gjcpp.org/.

We hope that you will enjoy this issue of the Global Journal as much
as we enjoy providing it to you.

Sincerely,

Vincent T Francisco,
and the entire GJCPP Management Team

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