Chapter 12. Participation and Liberation

  1. Jim Orford Professor Emeritus Head

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773154.ch12

Community Psychology: Challenges, Controversies and Emerging Consensus

Community Psychology: Challenges, Controversies and Emerging Consensus

How to Cite

Orford, J. (2008) Participation and Liberation, in Community Psychology: Challenges, Controversies and Emerging Consensus, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773154.ch12

Author Information

  1. School of Psychology, The University of Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470855935

Online ISBN: 9780470773154

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Keywords:

  • voice, dialogue, social construction and consensus politics;
  • community-focused social behaviours;
  • formal empowerment;
  • Intrapersonal empowerment;
  • Instrumental empowerment;
  • community empowerment;
  • African-Caribbean networks;
  • PARTICIPATION AND LIBERATION;
  • community-based public health projects;
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Participation in local action

  • Drawing on a diversity of world views

  • Projects to protect and sustain natural resources

  • Towards liberation for the poor and oppressed