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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Since that time a number of theories and models have emerged to describe
identity development for a variety of racial and ethnic groups . Although
terminology and foci differ slightly among the various authors , all of these models
Helms and Cook ( 1999 ) proposed somewhat comparable stages in an identity
model for people of color ( POC ) . Their POC model broadens the scope to
include other American minority racial groups such as Asian , African , Latino /
disclosure to others ; acceptance of identity and establishing long - term
relationships ; separatism , pride in identity , and wider disclosure ; reconciliation
with heterosexual culture ; and expanding the focus of development beyond the
scope of ...