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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CHAPTER Theories of Assimilation , Acculturation , Bicultural Socialization , and
Ethnic Minority Identity The white man tried to tame you And they put you in a
fence They hunted down the buffalo And you haven ' t seen ' em since No trail of
Those who move beyond this and attain a positive ethnic identity have been
successful at resolving the conflicts and tension stemming from these dual
cultural influences . Not all are able to do this , however . Some may continue to
reject their ...
High Adblerance To Majority Americas Culture ASSIMILATED ACCULTURATED
Lor Adherence High Adherence То / TRANSITIONAL X Ethnic Family Cultun
pmporary Margma Ethnic Family Culture MARGINAL TRADITIONAL Low ...