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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When the client and social worker meet , they become engaged in a helping
situation that consists , at the very least , of two persons who operate in a socially
designed setting replete with norms that govern their interaction ; this all occurs ...
Transgendered people have self - identified as transsexual ( a person whose
sexual identity is opposite to their biological sex at birth — some undergo sex
reassignment surgery , some do not ) , transvestite / crossdresser ( a person who
either the person or the environment , but rather we see person and environment
as inextricably related This , of course , does not mean that in every social work
activity practitioners need to address every aspect of the person and the ...