Journal of Community Psychology

2 issues per year, ISSN 1827-5249 , ISSNe 1971-842X

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The Journal aims to address, from the political perspective that characterizes the discipline of Community Psychology, human and social problems emerging in the different community settings (local communities, virtual communities, schools, political institutions, informal groups, volunteer organizations, self and mutual help, welfare, families, etc.), with an attention to the current scientific debate. It welcomes research studies (quantitative, qualitative), review, case studies, theoretical reflections, reports and evaluations of interventions and services (formal and informal) aimed at social change and building empowered communities, with an attention also to the international context. The owner of the Journal is the Italian Society of Community Psychology. No fee is required from the authors to publish their manuscript.

General editor: Elvira Cicognani (Università di Bologna), Cinzia Novara (Università degli Studi di Palermo), Fortuna Procentese (Università di Napoli Federico II). Scientific board: Caterina Arcidiacono (Università di Napoli Federico II), Donatella Cavanna (Università degli Studi di Genova), David M. Chavis (University of Maryland), Mauro Croce (Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana e Università della Valle d’Aosta), Norma De Piccoli (Università di Torino), Santo Di Nuovo (Università degli Studi di Catania), Donata Francescato (Università La Sapienza di Roma), Silvia Gattino (Università di Torino), Bianca Gelli (Università del Salento), Caterina Gozzoli (Università del S. Cuore di Milano), Maria Isabel Hombrados Mendieta (Universidad de Malaga), Gioacchino Lavanco (Università degli Studi di Palermo), Giovanna Leone (Università La Sapienza di Roma), Terri Mannarini (Università del Salento), Elena Marta (Università Cattolica S. Cuore di Milano), Elvio Raffaello Martini (Martini Associati - Milano), Bruno Mazzara (Università La Sapienza di Roma), Anna Maria Meneghini (Università degli Studi di Verona), Isabel Menezes (University of Porto), Mariagrazia Monaci (Università della Valle d’Aosta), Patrizia Meringolo (Università di Firenze), Jim Orford (University of Birmingham), Patrizia Patrizi (Università degli Studi di Sassari), Seth Pollack (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Maura Pozzi (Università Cattolica del S. Cuore di Milano), Isaac Prilleltensky (University of Miami), Ennio Ripamonti (Università Cattolica del S. Cuore di Milano), Sergio Salvatore (La Sapienza Università di Roma), Massimo Santinello (Università degli Studi di Padova), Fulvia Signani (Università degli Studi di Ferrara), Stefano Tartaglia (Università di Torino), Wolfgang Stark (University of Duisburg-Essen), Alessio Vieno (Università degli Studi di Padova), Chiara Volpato (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca), Bruna Zani (Università degli Studi di Bologna), Adriano Zamperini (Università Cattolica del S. Cuore di Milano), Cristina Zucchermaglio (Università La Sapienza di Roma). Editorial board: Cinzia Albanesi (Università di Bologna), Angela Fedi (Università degli Studi di Torino), Michela Lenzi (Università degli Studi di Padova), Daniela Marzana (Università Cattolica del S. Cuore di Milano), Minou Mebane (Università Telematica - Giustino Fortunato di Benevento). Segreteria di redazione: Davide Boniforti (Metodi - Milano), Gabriele Prati (Università di Bologna). Editorial office: Cinzia Novara (Università degli Studi di Palermo -


The Journal uses a double blind peer review process. Reviewers are chosen for their expertise. The article will be sent anonymously to reviewers to avoid possible influences due to the name of the author. The Editors, in coordination with the Editorial board, may decide not to submit the article to any referee in the case it is judged as not relevant, not rigorous or not meeting appropriate scientific standards. Reviewers' evaluations will be sent to the author also in case of negative response.

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The Journal is addressed to:</br> academics and scholars, professionals and practitioners (e.g. social workers, counsellors, etc.). The Journal may offer useful stimuli (at theoretical and methodological level) to expert professionals and practitioners in community psychology, as well as to those ones who are approaching this discipline and are interested in its innovative contributions to social and community intervention, young researchers. The Journal may offer young researchers useful information on methodological approaches and tools for community psychology interventions.

Issue 2/2022 Modern communities as ubiquitous social ecosystems: research and intervention perspectives

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SEZIONE MONOGRAFICA. Modern communities as ubiquitous social ecosystems: research and intervention perspectives

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