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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Take , for example , a family system that is made up of a mother ( Marge ) , father
( Jack ) , and two children , a brother and sister ( Peter and Joan ) ; each
individual is also a system . As we examine the key concepts of systems theory ,
we refer ...
The role of “ woman , ” for example , is ascribed , whereas the role of “ wife ” or “
mother ” is achieved . One learns to perceive and enact a variety of roles during
the process of socialization . Role socialization ensures that behaviors are ...
An Example of Integrating Theories for a Practice Issue To illustrate how one
might think through the relevance of various theories to a specific practice issue ,
we use an example from the field of social work in health care pertaining to