Psychology and the developing world / edited by Stuart C. Carr and John F. Schumaker

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Subjects: Social psychology--Developing countries
Psychology--Developing countries
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1996
LC Classification: H, HM
Physical Description: vi, 236 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / Stuart C. Carr 1
1. History of Psychology in Developing Countries / George Shouksmith 15
2. From Sustainable Change to Incremental Improvement: The Psychology of Community Rehabilitation / Malcolm MacLachlan 26
3. Psychological Research Methods in Developing Countries / Tod S. Sloan 38
4. Training for Developing-world Psychologists: Can It Be Better than the Psychology? / Fathali M. Moghaddam 49
5. Cultural Organization of Human Development within the Family Context / A. Bame Nsamenang 60
6. Educational Selection in Developing Countries / Fred Zindi 71
7. Using Social Science for Literacy Work in Developing Countries / Daniel A. Wagner 81
8. Rethinking the Problem of Street Children: Parallel Causes and Interventions / Max Taylor, Angela Veale 90
9. Social Psychology and the Management of Aid / Stuart C. Carr 103
10. The Latin American Experience in Community Social Psychology / Euclides Sanchez 119
11. Work Motivation and Developing Nations: A Systems Approach / Don Munro 130
12. Marketing Psychology in Developing Countries / Robert Rugimbana, Rachid Zeffane, Stuart C. Carr 140
13. Combating Malnutrition in the Developing World / Patrice L. Engle 153
14. Children, War, and Psychological Intervention / Alastair Ager 162
15. Psycho-social Care for AIDS Patients in Developing Countries / Doris Schopper, Eric van Praag, Samuel Kalibala 173
16. Understanding Psychopathology: Lessons from the Developing World / John F. Schumaker 180
17. Toward an Ecopsychology for Sustainable Development / Peter H. Cock 191
Bibliography 199
Index 229
List of Contributors 235
Additional Authors: Carr, Stuart C
Schumaker, John F., 1949-
Notes: LCCN: 95043767
ISBN: 0275952452 (hardcover : ak. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-228) and index
OCLC Number: 33281928
ISBN/ISSN: 0275952452