From disciplinary approaches toward transdisciplinary perspectives: Conceptual and political frameworks of Community Psychology in Europe


Community Psychology in this paper is analyzed as a system´s view towards global and local challenges. Based on the rich body of disciplinary knowledge and skills, transdisciplinary potentials and perspectives of community psychology will be outlined. The paper follows a line of arguments that community psychology has the option to play an important role to help to design a civil society based on trust, mutual support and individual and collective empowerment. Community psychology beyond disciplinary approaches has the potential for a new transdisciplinary science desperately needed to build the civil society of the future.

DOI Code: 10.1285/i24212113v5i1p56

Keywords: community psychology, linking science, tacit knowing,


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