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Cultures, Communities, Competence, and Change by Forrest B. Tyler

Cultures, Communities, Competence, and Change

Part of the The Springer Series in Social Clinical Psychology Series


Cultures, Communities, Competence, and Change by Forrest B. Tyler

Cultures, Communities, Competence, and Change provides a transcultural psychosocial conception of the nature of individual and social activity. The author presents an integrated view of how people develop a psychosocially-based awareness of themselves and their milieus to shape what he refers to as their `internested' social systems. In so doing he challenges current deficit/prevention emphases in the helping disciplines and promotes a constructive, prosocial model of individual and social approaches to change.

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Publication date

5th December 2010


Forrest B. Tyler

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Springer-Verlag New York Inc.


481 pages


The self, ego, identity, personality
Clinical psychology
Social, group or collective psychology
Social, group or collective psychology



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