Here we showcase a sample of current research conducted within and about communities.
Posted in: Children, Youth and Families, Education, Marginalized Groups, Poverty and Socioeconomic Status | Tags: Featured Research, ResearchSocial network analysis can be used in the operational definition of social regularities, behavior settings, and similar ecological concepts. In the period 2015-2016 we implemented a program for the prevention of child labor in marginal areas in the outskirts of Lima, Peru.Read More
Posted in: Education, Military | Tags: Featured Research, Practice, ResearchIn this participatory action research study, student veterans at a small midwestern community college collaborated to develop engaging programs and resources for veterans transitioning from soldier to student. Most notably, the veteran group worked with college administration as well as veteran organizations and community partners to develop a Veterans Resource Center (VRC) on campus.Read More
Posted in: Poverty and Socioeconomic Status | Tags: Featured Research, ResearchPublished in: American Journal of Community PsychologyCan the income-level of the people we share our neighborhoods with affect our health? Does the income-level of our neighbors shape how we perceive our own social status?Read More