9780830415328

Human Behavior, Communities, Organizations, and Groups in the Macro Social Environment An Empowerment Approach

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    9780830415328

  • ISBN10:

    0830415327

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/10/2000
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

In this text, best-selling author Karen Kirst-Ashman introduces you to the ins and outs of human behavior in macro settings while helping you develop the necessary skills to think critically about how macro systems affect human behavior and ultimately, the practice of social work. By focusing on empowerment, she highlights the ways that communities, organizations, and groups promote positive change by building upon their strengths-taking you straight to the heart of what social work is all about.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Human Behavior in the Macro Social Environment
1(25)
Communities in the Social Environment: Theories and Concepts
26(18)
Human Behavior, Power, and Empowerment in Communities
44(25)
Neighborhood Empowerment
69(15)
Knowledge and Theories About Organizations
84(17)
The Internal and External Environments of Organizations
101(26)
Human Behavior in Traditional Organizational Environments
127(26)
Human Behavior and Empowerment in Organizations
153(25)
Empowerment of People with Developmental Disabilities in Community and Organizational Environments
178(24)
Types of Groups in the Macro Social Environment
202(17)
Human Behavior in Groups: Theories and Dynamics
219(23)
Diversity, Populations-at-Risk, and Human Behavior in the Macro Social Environment
242

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