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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Levels of Application of Systems Theories Level Examples of Application
Individual Family Other small groups Organizations Interaction between and
among : Biological , emotional , cognitive , and spiritual systems of individuals
... different socialization Intergroup conflict Organizations Conflict within
organizations ( includes interpersonal , intragroup , and intergroup and conflict of
roles and role expectations ) Conflict between organizations Communities
Conflict within ...
Relevance to Individuals , Groups , Families , Organizations , Institutions , and
Communities As we have seen , empowerment theories attempt to connect micro
, meso , and macro levels of social systems . However , when working with ...