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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Empowerment refers to the process by which individuals and groups gain power ,
access to resources , and control over their own lives . In doing so , they gain the
ability to achieve their highest personal and collective aspirations and goals .
The term role expectation refers to the rights and obligations of a role as seen by
self and others . If the role expectations ... Role conflict , on the other hand , refers
to contradictory expectations in the roles of an individual . This can refer to two ...
The norm of reciprocity refers to the expectation that if one receives a reward , the
favor will be returned in some way , such as in the exchange of gifts . In contrast
to Homans ' s concept of reciprocity , which assumed that people give ...