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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All of the theories discussed here are ( 1 ) better at explanation than prediction , (
2 ) better at a probabilistic level of explanation than a deterministic level , and ( 3
) better suited for explaining properties of individuals than properties of groups .
Definition of the Helping Situation The theories discussed here propose that
people are interpretive beings who give meaning to their experiences and lives .
These meanings , however , are not neutral , and have real effects on the lived ...
As previously discussed , ethnomethodology , in the field of sociology , has
produced a variety of fascinating studies that support the constructivist paradigm .
An additional research basis for constructionism can be found within the ...