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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Dynamic systems theory , deep ecology , and ecofeminism provide a theoretical
structure and challenge for the profession to address these issues in both theory
and practice . The very notion of a meta theory , however , has been questioned ...
Application to Social Work Practice As early as the 1970s , phenomenological
thought , as expressed in existential psychology , Gestalt psychology , and
humanistic therapies such as Rogerian client - centered practice , drew some
Application to Social Work Practice In recent years , transpersonal theory has
been applied to develop a detailed framework for spiritually sensitive social work
practice ( Canda & Furman , 1999 ) and to address many particular practice