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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Because people were not innately cooperative , he believed that political
coercion was necessary to prevent anarchy . By contrast , German philosopher
Karl Marx believed human nature to be essentially altruistic . He saw people as
Marx believed that laborers would eventually shed this false consciousness and
develop class consciousness because class tensions would continue to become
increasingly strained under the weight of capitalism . Their material position ...
He believed that overreliance on quantification and the traditional scientific
method led to reductionism , which ignored the interpretative process . Instead ,
he held that a unique , distinctive methodology was necessary for the study of