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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Religious Congregations and Communities

William B. Whitney and Pamela Ebstyne King.

in Emerging Adults' Religiousness and Spirituality

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 7179 words.

Although recent research reveals a rise in emerging adults who report no affiliation with a specific religious tradition, religious communities still remain important to many emerging...

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Safe Passage Communities

JOY G. DRYFOOS.

in Safe Passage

January 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 7469 words.

This chapter presents examples of two specific communities, Minneapolis and Kansas City, several other multicommunity initiatives, and discusses what seem to be the most promising...

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Community Building as Contribution

Marina Umaschi Bers.

in Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 3818 words.

This chapter taps into the civic dimension opened by new technologies that promote community building. From video games to virtual worlds, research has shown that several technologies...

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Building the Community

Marilyn Watson.

in Learning to Trust

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 11187 words.

Laura used a variety of activities to help her students see themselves as part of a caring community from which they drew benefits and to which they had responsibilities. She engaged them...

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Emotional communities of respect

Bennett W. Helm.

in Collective Emotions

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 7529 words.

Philosophers have tended to approach the collectivity of emotions in two ways: by understanding there to be some non-accidental connection among the emotions of members of a collective and...

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Communities

Esther D. Rothblum.

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 8767 words.

It is common to hear reference to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender “communities.” But what exactly is meant by “community?” This chapter focuses on how community functions as a...

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Full-Service Community Schools

JOY G. DRYFOOS.

in Safe Passage

January 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 8030 words.

This chapter takes a closer look at one of the types of programs featured in this book — the full-service community schools. It turns to school reform programs and to efforts to deal...

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Youth in Families, Schools, and Communities

JOY G. DRYFOOS.

in Safe Passage

January 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 5304 words.

This chapter reviews the important facts and figures about the life styles and views of adolescents today. It looks at the teenage population as a whole, and their families, schools, and...

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Using Community Epidemiologic Data to Improve Social Settings: The Communities that Care Prevention System

Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins and Richard F. Catalano.

in Toward Positive Youth Development

June 2008; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 7903 words.

This chapter describes the Communities That Care (CTC) program using examples from 12 communities implementing CTC as part of an efficacy trial. CTC is a community-based strategy that...

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Community-Based Approaches to Early Childhood Development

Jacqueline Hayden and Sithu Wai.

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 6135 words.

Community-based programs are a major service delivery outlet for early childhood programs, especially in underresourced and developing contexts. They provide scope for identifying and...

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Deaf Community Involvement in the Research Process

Jenny Singleton, Gabrielle Jones and Shilpa Hanumantha.

in Research in Deaf Education

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 7015 words.

This chapter reviews a number of approaches to research involving deaf participants. The community-engaged research model (CEnR) is applied as a framework to highlight existing barriers to...

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Culture, Community, and Context in Child Development

Joshua Sparrow.

in Contexts for Young Child Flourishing

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 6048 words.

Many parent “education” programs focus on information transmission from “experts” to parents, without accounting for emergent phenomena within human systems that shape parenting. Yet,...

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Empowering Neighborhoods and Communities to Foster Resilience

Valerie Maholmes.

in Fostering Resilience and Well-Being in Children and Families in Poverty

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 8822 words.

This chapter elaborates on the factors that empower communities to collectively cope with adverse conditions and sheds light on processes through which neighborhoods enable children to feel...

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Expanding 21C’s Vision of Compassion into the Community

Edward F. Zigler, Jim Hinson and Jennifer Walker.

in Inspiring Greatness in Education

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 8204 words.

Chapter 4 details expansion of the Independence School District’s in-school and in-home early education and social service programs rooted in School of the 21st Century concepts. It...

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Interacting with collective emotions in e-communities

Marcin Skowron and Stefan Rank.

in Collective Emotions

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 7001 words.

Interactive computer programs that participate in online communities provide novel opportunities to study the genesis and the influence of collective emotions in online communication. This...

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Community Leadership and Non-attachment in Later Adulthood

Rachana Bhangaokar.

in The Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture

April 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 12539 words.

Global demographic trends, like increasing life expectancy and human longevity along with other factors that affect “aging” contemporary societies, have restructured age-old beliefs about...

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Improving Youth-Serving Social Settings: Intervention Goals and Strategies for Schools, Youth Programs, and Communities

Hirokazu Yoshikawa and Marybeth Shinn.

in Toward Positive Youth Development

June 2008; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 5695 words.

This chapter summarizes three kinds of intervention goals and strategies that can improve youth-serving social settings. First, organizations and communities can come together in...

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Building the Capacity of Small Community-Based Organizations to Better Serve Youth

Robin Lin Miller, Shannon K. E. Kobes and Jason C. Forney.

in Toward Positive Youth Development

June 2008; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 7429 words.

Community-based organizations (CBOs) are a principal means by which members of American society seek to improve human wellbeing and advocate on behalf of those whose needs are not well met...

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Parents and Communities

Kathy Bartlett, Paul Stephenson and Louie Cadaing.

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 7829 words.

This chapter begins an exploration and discussion of the complexities behind faith-based provision of early childhood development (ECD) services (e.g., absence of clear, systematic data). A...

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Promoting the strengths and resilience of an Indigenous community through photovoice

Melissa Tremblay, Lola Baydala, Randy Littlechild, Elaine Chiu and Troy Janzen.

in Paediatrics & Child Health

June 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neonatology; Primary Care; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 3417 words.

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In the face of negative media attention, community members and Elders from the First Nation community of Maskwacis identified the importance of...