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Sentido de comunidad y potenciacion comunitaria

Isidro Maya Jariego

Theories in the Field of Community Psychology

We conclude that Community
Psychology theories have tended to function as frameworks, which indicate important
elements to examine, but do not specify relationships that can be used for explanation
and are, therefore, too broad to make the types of predictions characteristic of science.
Because Community Psychology theories have often served as orienting frameworks,
there needs to be more discussion about their usefulness, and whether community
psychologists can develop more rigorous and specific theories, and in particular, the Sense of Community. This has implications for formulating various practices and for discussions about how future research can better
inform theory.