Contemporary Human Behavior Theory: A Critical Perspective for Social Work
Contemporary Human Behavior Theory: A Critical Perspective for Social Work, 2/e
is the first HSBE text to approach the subject from a comparative theory perspective, providing coverage of the most current and contemporary theories as well as traditional theories. A consistent framework for analysis is provided for all of the theoretical systems that are covered. This text encourages students to develop critical thinking skills in analyzing and comparing theories, and includes contemporary developments in traditional lifespan theory, theories of political economy, and a separate chapter on transpersonal theory (Ch. 12). Each chapter includes coverage of the research that supports a particular theory, as well as an analysis of the validity of that research; each chapter also includes a discussion of updated “Contemporary Issues.”
New features to the 2nd edition include updated content in all chapters, as well as new content on:
New theoretical content added to the textbook represents the most contemporary and cutting edge content in theory that is not usually found in other human behavior or theory textbooks.
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According to Freire ( 1970 , p . 32 ) , the dehumanizing effects of oppression are
damaging both to oppressor and oppressed . The oppressed , however , “ have
adapted to the structure of domination in which they are immersed , and have ...
According to Lev ( 2004 ) sexual orientation is the self - perception of one ' s own
sexual preference and emotional attraction . . . . ( it ) is less of an internal sense of
self and more of an external desire for another person , although .
According to Wilber , vision - logic with planetary world view is a recently
emerging potential . Few people function consistently at this level , and there is
no society fully centered in the planetary world view . Wilber also acknowledged