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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The newborn , in Freud ' s view , was all id , seeking satisfaction of its immediate
needs — food , warmth , affection , etc . The biological needs of the infant are
transformed by the id into psychological tension or wishes . As the id ' s needs
These must be handled with great care and understanding , as too much or too
little need satisfaction can create pathology that is manifested in adulthood . If the
child ' s needs are too satisfied , there is little impetus to move to the next stage ...
The term hierarchy does not imply that subsistence needs are less important than
transcendence needs ; rather , they must take first priority because without the
establishment of survival , security , and sense of being loved , it is difficult to turn