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IN CONTEXT

APPROACH

Liberation psychology

BEFORE

1965 Community psychology, a new discipline investigating the relationships between individuals and communities, arises from discussions at the Swampscott Conference, Massachusetts.

1970s A crisis over the relevance of social psychology, the study of links between social conditions, emotions, and behaviors, erupts in Britain, North America, and most acutely in Latin America.

AFTER

1988 The Latin American Institute of Mental Health and Human Rights is founded.

1997 US psychologists Isaac Prilleltensky and Dennis Fox publish Critical Psychology, highlighting how traditional psychology can help sustain injustice ...

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