Ecopsychology: Advances from the Intersection of Psychology and Environmental Protection

Editor: Nemeth, Darlyne G.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Praeger

ISBN: 978-1-44-083172-0
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 13
Book Status: Pending
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This work presents readers with the latest research on psychology and the environment, gives examples from around the world, applies to programs for youth and adults, and appeals to all stakeholders, including those in public health, policy, environmental studies, and more. The reader will gain the perspective and understanding of policies needed to effect environmental change and holistically manage the direction of that change.

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Table of Contents

  • Prologue Darlyne G. Nemeth
  • Preface: Science and Theory Yasuo Onishi
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction Darlyne G. Nemeth and Robert B. Hamilton
  • 2. Thinking about Our Environment—Gaining Perspective Robert B. Hamilton
  • 3. Understanding Our Environment Donald F. Nemeth
  • 4. Utilization of Our Environment Scott P. Nesbit and Andrew S. Nesbit
  • 5. Understanding Other Species’ Needs: The Monetization of Nature—Self-Restraint and a Global System of Rationing of Natural Resources as an Antidote Dominique G. Homberger
  • 6. The Changing Needs of the African Elephant Darlyne G. Nemeth and Donald F. Nemeth
  • 7. Changing Our Goals from Ownership to Stewardship: Lessons from America's Indigenous People Gloria Alvernaz Mulcahy
  • 8. Transforming Our Intentions from Extermination to Integration: Lessons from Australia's Aboriginal People Leslie William (Les) Bursill
  • 9. Perceptions of the Environment Darlyne G. Nemeth and Traci W. Olivier
  • 10. The Effects of Pollution and Population on the Environment Martin Milton
  • 11. Using Psychology to Advance Environmental Conservation Florian G. Kaiser
  • 12. Managing the Future: Reconciling Differences and Perceiving Truth Robert B. Hamilton
  • About the Editors
  • About the Contributors
  • Preface: Intervention and Policy -Yasuo Onishi
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction Darlyne G. Nemeth and Judy Kuriansky
  • 2. From Chaos to Community: The Federal Response—an Account of Lieutenant General Russel Honoré's Leadership during Hurricane Katrina -Darlyne G. Nemeth
  • 3. Post Hurricane Katrina and the Preparedness-Response-Recovery Cycle: Integrating Behavioral Health into a State's Disaster-Response Capabilities -Anthony H. Speier and Rosanne Prats
  • 4. Grassroots Leadership and Involvement: Experiences and Guidelines -Nara Crowley and Fernando Pastrana Jr.
  • 5. The Effects of Environmental Trauma on Our Thinking: Research on Cognition and Implications for Public Policy -Robin K. Gay, Darlyne G. Nemeth, Judy Kuriansky, Traci W. Olivier, and Chelsie Songy
  • 6. Psychological Sequelae and Treatment of Survivors of Man-Made Disasters: Overview and a Clinician's Experience -Joseph Tramontana
  • 7. Robust Leadership and Problem-Solving in the Face of Environmental Trauma -Darlyne G. Nemeth and Chelsie Songy
  • 8. Empowerment in African Americans’ Responses to Global Climate Change and Environmental Racism through an Integrative Bio-Interpersonal/Music-Based Approach -Tommy Davis III and J. Donald Dumpson
  • 9. The Effects of Helping in a Train-the-Trainers Program for Youth in the Global Kids Connect Project Providing Psychosocial Support after the 2010 Haiti Earthquake: A Paradigm Shift to Sustainable Development -Judy Kuriansky, Joel C. Zinsou, Vinushini Arunagiri, Christina Douyon, Adrian Chiu, Wismick Jean-Charles, Russell Daisey, and Tarah Midy
  • 10. Interventions by National and International Organizations for Psychosocial Support after the Sichuan Earthquake in China: A Review and Implications for Sustainable Development -Judy Kuriansky, Li-Yen Wu, Chenlan Bao, Divya Chand, Shuyao Kong, Nia Dara Spooner, and Shiqian Mao
  • 11. The Pachamama Alliance: Linking Environmental Sustainability, Social Justice, and Spiritual Fulfillment through Changing the Dream -Mia Murrietta
  • 12. Merging External Biodiversity with Internal Transformation: A Model of Ecosystem and Ecopsychology in Belize -David Wood, Michael Schmidt, and Judy Kuriansky
  • 13. Youth Self-Efficacy and Climate Change: Innovative Educational Approaches in the New Sustainable Development Era -Helen Courtney White
  • 14. Black Gold to Human Gold: Natural and Human Resources Interface, the Case of Azerbaijan -John E. S. Lawrence
  • 15. Can the Private Sector Help Heal the Planet? Contributions of the Private Sector to Sustainable Development through Consumer Education, Awareness, and Mobilizing Positive Psychological and Prosocial Behavior -Daniel W. Bena and Judy Kuriansky
  • 16. Transforming an Academic Climate from Political Correctness to Truth Seeking: The Rocky Road Faced by Whistleblowers -Ivor Ll. van Heerden
  • 17. Paradigm Shifts in Nature and Well-Being: Principles, Programs, and Policies about the Environment and Climate Change with Actions by the United Nations for a Sustainable Future -Judy Kuriansky, Meaghan LeMay, and Anjali Kumar
  • 18. Development and Harmony with Mother Earth: An Assessment of the Issue of Poverty, Capitalism, and Climate Change -René Orellana Halkyer
  • 19. Psychological Distress from Environmental Damages: An Overview and Personal Story about Getting Your Rights through Environmental Law and Claiming Damages -Andrew A. Lemmon
  • 20. Reflections and Recommendations: The Need for Leadership, Holistic Thinking, and Community Involvement -Darlyne G. Nemeth, Robert B. Hamilton, and Judy Kuriansky
  • Epilogue -Darlyne G. Nemeth
  • About the Editors
  • About the Contributors