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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of fit ” between people and their environments enables people and their
environments to reciprocally adapt to one another ... which is conceptualized as
stress ; the usual ' fit ' between the person and environment has broken down ” (
1978 , p .
The physical self and physical environment are indistinct . Bodily needs and
urges drive behavior . Thoughts are dreamlike . To develop the capacity for
autonomous functioning , the young child is challenged to distinguish between
body and ...
either the person or the environment , but rather we see person and environment
as inextricably related This , of course , does not mean that in every social work
activity practitioners need to address every aspect of the person and the ...