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This new and updated edition of the vital human behavior textbook for graduate-level social work students emphasizes the biopsychosocial framework with a psychodynamic and developmental perspective, with updated information on contemporary thinking and the application of postmodern theory. Written from the perspective of a classroom teacher, faculty advisor, and clinician, Human Behavior in the Social Environment discusses current social issues such as older people, violence, and abuse.
The book approaches development through the life cycle, discussing the developmental challenges, tasks, and problems of each stage. Presenting complex concepts in a clear and understandable way, it also examines and integrates systems and organizational factors, as well as the impact of culture on clients and treatment programs. A helpful instructor's manual accompanies this text, and is available as a free download from http: //www.routledge.com/9780789034182.
Human Behavior in the Social Environment looks at:
With case vignettes, chapter-by-chapter learning exercises, and additional readings, as well as material from literary works, biographies, and newspapers, this copiously-referenced volume illustrates the complexities of human existence, the multiple social conflicts operating in society, and the relevance of social policy dilemmas.
While especially designed to benefit and enlighten graduate social work students it is also a valuable resource for undergraduate social work students as well as beginning and advanced readers in human services such as nursing, medicine, public health, clinical psychology, counseling, who will find this both a helpful review and source of new knowledge.
Title: Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Interweaving the Inner and Outer Worlds (Social Work Practice in Action) 2nd Edition
Publisher: U.S.A., Routledge: 2007
ISBN Number: 0789034182
ISBN Number 13: 9780789034182
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Fair
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Description: Fair condition. Has writing and about 10 pages looes from binding. Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Interweaving the Inner and Outer Worlds (Social Work Practice in Action) 2nd Edition By Esther Urdang (Author) Product Details Paperback: 736 pages Publisher: Routledge; 2 edition (July 11, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 0789034182 ISBN-13: 9780789034182 Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1.4 x 9.2 inches
Keywords: Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Interweaving the Inner and Outer Worlds (Social Work Practice in Action) 2nd Edition