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Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Micro Level: Individuals and Families / Edition 3

Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Micro Level: Individuals and Families / Edition 3

by Katherine Van WormerKatherine Van Wormer
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Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Micro Level draws on a resilience model to explore the dynamics of human behavior across the life span. Biological, psychological, and spiritual dimensions are covered. Illustrations and vignettes from social work, psychology, literature, philosophy, and current events highlight the turning points in our lives. Critical thinking questions are provided. The result is an essential book that bridges theory and practice in accordance with the 2015 Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190211097
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/07/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Katherine Van Wormer, PhD, MSSW, is Professor of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa and is the author of 15 books in the fields of women and criminal justice, addictions treatment, social welfare in a global perspective, and confronting oppression.

Table of Contents

1 Human Behavior: Theoretical Concepts
2 Biological Factors in Human Behavior
3 The Psychology of Human Behavior
4 Birth Through Adolescence
5 Early Adulthood Through Middle Age
6 Late Middle Age Through the End of Life
7 The Individual in the Family
Epilogue: An End That Is a Beginning
Appendix: Relevant Internet Sites

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