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Dimensions of Human Behavior : The Changing Life Course,9781412976411
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Dimensions of Human Behavior : The Changing Life Course

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9781412976411

ISBN10:
1412976413
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Pub. Date:
9/29/2010
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SAGE Publications, Inc
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This EPAS-ready text is an in-depth, comprehensive examination of what shapes human behavior across all major developmental stages. Containing potent case studies and the most current theory and research, the book includes greater emphasis on more stages than any other text.Its companion, Dimensions of Human Behavior: Person and Environment, addresses the person and environment dimensions and their impact on behavior and development. Together, these two textbooks provide the most comprehensive coverage available for human behavior theory courses. Order the books together with bundle ISBN 978-1-4129-8881-0Intended AudienceThis core text is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate Human Behavior and the Social Environment courses in departments of social work and psychology.

Table of Contents

A Life Course Perspective
Key Ideas
David Sanchez's Search for Connections
Mahdi Mahdi's Shared Journey
The Suarez Family After September 11, 2001
A Definition of the Life Course Perspective
Theoretical Roots of the Life Course Perspective
Basic Concepts of the Life Course Perspective
Major Themes of the Life Course Perspective
Strengths and Limitations of the Life Course Perspective
Integration With a Multidimensional, Multitheoretical Approach
Implications for Social Work Practice
Key Terms
Active Learning
Web Resources
Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth
Key Ideas
Jennifer Bradshaw's Experience with Infertility
The Thompsons' Premature Birth
The Gereke's and Cecelia Kin's Experiences with the Options
Sociocultural Organization of Childbearing
Reproductive Genetics
Control Over Conception and Pregnancy
Normal Fetal Development
Pregnancy and the Life Course
Risk and Protective Factors in Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth
Social Work and Challenges in Childbearing
Implications for Social Work Practice
Key Terms
Active Learning
Web Resources
Infancy and Toddlerhood
Key Ideas
Holly's Early Arrival
Sarah's Teen Dad
Overprotecting Henry
Healthy Development in Infants and Toddlers
Child Care Arrangements in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Infants and Toddlers in the Multigenerational Family
Risks to Healthy Infant and Toddler Development
Protective Factors in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Implications for Social Work Practice
Key Terms
Active Learning
Web Resources
Early Childhood
Key Ideas
Terri's Terrible Temper
Jack's Name Change
A New Role for Ron and Rosiland's Grandmother
Healthy Development in Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood in the Multigenerational Family
Risks to Healthy Development in Early Childhood
Protective Factors in Early Childhood
Implications for Social Work Practice
Key Terms
Active Learning
Web Resources
Middle Childhood
Key Ideas
Anthony Bryant's Impending Assessment
Brianna Shaw's New Self-Image
Manuel Vega's Difficult Transition
Historical Perspective on Middle Childhood
Middle Childhood in the Multigenerational Family
Development in Middle Childhood
Middle Childhood and Formal Schooling
Special Challenges in Middle Childhood
Risk Factors and Protective Factors in Middle Childhood
Implications for Practice
Key Terms
Active Learning
Web Resources
Adolescence
Key Ideas
David's Coming-Out Process
Carl's Struggle for Identity
Monica's Quest for Mastery
The Social Construction of Adolescence Across Time and Space
The Transition From Childhood to Adulthood
Biological Aspects of Adolescence
Psychological Aspects of Adolescence
Social Aspects of Adolescence
Adolescent Spirituality
Adolescent Sexuality
Potential Challenges to Adolescent Development
Risk Factors and Protective Factors in Adolescence
Implications for Social Work Practice
Key Terms
Active Learning
Web Resources
Young Adulthood
Key Ideas
Johnny Nunez's parenting role and newly jobless status
Sheila Henderson's long-awaited family reunification
Carla Aquino's Transition to Parenthood
A Definition of Young Adulthood
Theoretical Approaches to Young Adulthood
Physical Functioning in Young Adulthood
The Psychological Self
Social Development and Social Functioning
Implications for Social Work Practice
Key Terms
Active Learning
Web Resources
Middle Adulthood
Key Ideas
Viktor Spiro, Assuming New Responsibilities as He Turns 40
Helen Tyson, Struggling to Be a "Good Mother" at 42
Phoung Le, Serving Family and Community at 57
The Changing Social Construction of Middle Adulthood
Theories of Middle Adulthood
Biological Changes and Physical and Mental Health in Middle Adulthood
Intellectual Changes in Middle Adulthood
Personality Changes in Middle Adulthood
Spiritual Development in Middle Adulthood
Relationships in Middle Adulthood
Work in Middle Adulthood
Risk Factors and Protective Factors in Middle Adulthood
Implications for Social Work Practice
Key Terms
Active Learning
Web Resources
Late Adulthood
Key Ideas
The Smiths in Early Retirement
Ms. Ruby Johnson, Caretaker for Three Generations
The Menzel's, A German Couple
Demographics of the Older Population
Cultural Construction of Late Adulthood
Psychosocial Theoretical Perspectives on Social Gerontology
Biological Changes in Late Adulthood
Psychological Changes in Late Adulthood
Social Role Transitions and Life Events of Late Adulthood
The Search for Personal Meaning
Resources for Meeting the Needs of Elderly Persons
Risk Factors and Protective Factors in Late Adulthood
Implications for Social Work Practice
Key Terms
Active Learning
Web Resources
Very Late Adulthood
Key Ideas
Margaret Davis stays at Home
Bina Patel Outlives Her Son
Pete Mullin Loses His Sister's Support
Very Late Adulthood: Charting New Territory
Very Late Adulthood in Historical and Cultural Perspective
What We Can Learn From Centenarians
Functional Capacity in Very Late Adulthood
Relationships in Very Late Adulthood
The Housing Continuum
Spirituality in Very Late Adulthood
The Dying Process
Loss, Grief, and Bereavement
The Life Course Completed
Implications for Social Work Practice
Key Terms
Active Learning
Web Resources
References
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