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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History Scientific theory of causation Ideology ( normative knowledge )
Explanation : " what is " and “ why it is the way it is " Theory of prevention and
intervention ( technology ) The definition of the helping situation ( professional
The Definition of the Helping Situation : The Historical Context According to Choi
, Martin , Chatterjee , and Holland ( 1978 , p . 157 ) , ideology is an important
factor in social work because it “ ( a ) prescribes care - giving systems ; ( b )
Definition of the Helping Situation The helping situation is one in which structural
barriers are identified , power dynamics are explored , personal and collective
strengths and resources are maximized , and effective actions for social change ...