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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Further , the encompassing circle refers to ultimate reality , without separation or
duality . This refers to the metaphysical aspect of the universe to which various
religions and spiritual systems point . Although dynamic systems theory does not
In addition , Schutz felt it was important to clarify that interpretation ( or verstehen
) has little to do with introspection . Challenging the familiar modern dualism
between inner and outer reality , he proposed that we do not “ see ” only the
Peter Berger and Thomas Luckmann : The Social Construction of Reality
Seeking to extend phenomenology and integrate the individual and societal
levels , Peter Berger and Thomas Luckmann ( 1967 , p . 61 ) proposed that “
Society is a ...