Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-20
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Bestselling UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT, 8e looks at lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice as it covers human development and behavior theories within the context of family, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the text presents separate chapters on biological, psychological, and social impacts at the different lifespan stages with an emphasis on strengths and empowerment.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Infancy And Childhood
Biological development in Infancy and Childhood
Psychological development in Infancy and Childhood
Social Development in Infancy and Childhood
Ethnocentrism and Racism
Adolescence And Young Adulthood
Biological Development in Adolescence
Psychological Development in Adolescence
Social Development in Adolescence
Gender, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sexism
Middle Adulthood
Biological Aspects of Young and Middle Adulthood
Psychological Aspects of Young and Middle Adulthood
Sociological Aspects of Young and Middle Adulthood
Sexual Orientation
Later Adulthoods
Biological Aspects of Later Adulthood
Psychological Aspects of Later Adulthood
Sociological Aspects of Later Adulthood
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