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Human Behavior and the Social Environment : Integrating Theory and Evidence-Based Practice - John Wodarski

Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Integrating Theory and Evidence-Based Practice

By: John Wodarski (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st April 2002
ISBN: 9780826123435
Number Of Pages: 344

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This comprehensive text offers a solid foundation for asssessment of human behavior in micro, mezzo, and macro settings. The editors offer practical and concrete consideration of how human behavior is affected in different systems: individual, biological, family, community, and organizations. These influences are reviewed in terms of implications for practice.</p>
<ul>The book assembles selected readings that:


<li>provide a brief overview of each theoretical model</li>
<li>discuss how empiricism can be applied to the model</li>
<li>describe what methods, techniques, and interventions the model supports in order to change a client's behavior</li></ul>

Contributors
Acknowledgments
Understanding Human Growth and Development: Integrating Theory and Empiricismp. 1
Micro and Mezzo Perspectives: Individual Approaches to Human Growth and Development
Introduction - Micro and Mezzo Perspectives: Individual Approaches to Human Growth and Developmentp. 23
The Interplay Between Biology, Genetics, and Human Behaviorp. 39
Cognitive Variables as Factors in Human Growth and Developmentp. 64
The Life Span Perspectivep. 84
Labeling Theory and Human Developmentp. 110
Mezzo and Macro Perspectives: Group Variables in Human Growth and Development
Introduction - Mezzo and Macro Perspectives: Group Variables in Human Growth and Developmentp. 141
Learning Theories: Their Application to Understanding Human Behaviorp. 157
Social Exchange Theory in Understanding Human Growth and Developmentp. 199
Introduction to Human Behavior: Group Level Variablesp. 216
Macro-Level Variables as Factors in Human Growth and Developmentp. 249
Human Behavior Theory: Emerging Trends and Issuesp. 270
Curriculum Suggestions for Human Behaviorp. 295
Indexp. 303
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ISBN: 9780826123435
ISBN-10: 0826123430
Series: Springer Series on Social Work
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 1st April 2002
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 16.05  x 2.59
Weight (kg): 0.65