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Science and community psychology: social norms for pluralistic inquiry.

Authors
  • Kelly, James G
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of community psychology
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2003
Volume
31
Issue
3-4
Pages
213–217
Identifiers
PMID: 12866679
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The concept of "science" linked to the concept of "community psychology" requires adaptation. In the case of community psychology, science is public to citizens as well as to the scientist. The community psychologist, as scientist, works from the expectation that choices of topics, methods, and interpretation of findings are done in concert with representatives of the community. The following remarks offer 7 ways to keep vital the research of the community psychologist while contributing to robust and useful knowledge.

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