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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Definition of the Helping Situation The five interrelated theories discussed here
create the following four definitions of the helping situation : problem , crisis ,
growth , and social issues . Dynamic systems , the ecosystems perspective , deep
Various Settings and Possible Applications of System Theories Type of Agency
Type of Presenting Problems Definition ( s ) of the Helping Situation Method Type
of Focus Structural Functionalism Community center Behavior problem of groups
This model is being applied to a wide variety of clinical problems and fields of
practice such as in - patient psychiatric disorders ( Webster , Vaughn , & Martinez
, 1994 ) , alcohol abuse ( Berg & Miller , 1992 ) , school - related behavior ...