Human Behavior In The Social Environment

Author: Rudolph Alexander
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1412950805
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Human Behavior and the Social Environment: A Macro, National, and International Perspective is a textbook for one of the primary courses in the social work curriculum titled Human Behavior in the Social Environment. The course is offered usually over two semesters, with one focusing on micro issues (how the individual develops in relation to their social enviroment on an individual, family, and group level). The second section of the course typically focuses on macro issues pertaining to how an individual is shaped by their social environment by macro issues including social institutions, community, and the government. This book is intended for the second sequence of the course. It takes a unique approach by incorporating international issues of globalization, which has been an emerging issue in social work. Although it takes this unique perspective, it still covers the basics of macro social work on a national level. Other important areas that are not well represented in competing texts includes coverage of rural issues, the impact of hurricane Katrina on social and community resources, human rights and social justice, the increasing impact of increasing rates of incarceration, and a special section focusing on crisis theory. This book has a number of key selling points. They include: A broad national and international perspective A timely approach that examines issues such as rural communities, the impact of disaster on communities, and increasing incarceration rates Provides special emphasis on human needs and social justice End of chapter discussion questions A student glossary Chapter opening photos An appendix that includes three additonal higher level macro theories which would make the book applicable to Master's level program This book will also contain a number of features that are essential for any book to be adopted in a HBSE course. They include: End of chapter discussion questions Instructor's manual featuring powerpoint slides and a test bank Student study site for recommended reading, chapter summaries, and flash cards
Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Language: en
Pages: 415
Authors: Rudolph Alexander
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-02 - Publisher: SAGE

Human Behavior and the Social Environment: A Macro, National, and International Perspective is a textbook for one of the primary courses in the social work curriculum titled Human Behavior in the Social Environment. The course is offered usually over two semesters, with one focusing on micro issues (how the individual
Studyguide for Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Language: en
Pages: 90
Authors: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05 - Publisher: Cram101

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of the outlines, highlights, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanies: 9780872893795. This item is printed on demand.
Outlines and Highlights for Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04 - Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys:
Strategies for Work with Involuntary Clients
Language: en
Pages: 638
Authors: Ronald H. Rooney, Rebecca G. Mirick
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-01 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Often in their careers, social workers will encounter clients who are either legally required to attend treatment services or are otherwise coerced or pressured into those services. Practitioners in settings from prisons to emergency rooms to nursing homes to child protection agencies will find themselves with involuntary clients. In an
Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: Human Behavior in the Macro Social Environment
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Karen K. Kirst-Ashman
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-01 - Publisher: Cengage Learning

Best-selling author Karen Kirst-Ashman introduces you to the ins and outs of human behavior in macro settings in HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN THE MACRO SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT: AN EMPOWERMENT APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITIES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND GROUPS, Fourth Edition. The book challenges you to think critically about how macro systems affect human behavior