9780205359578

Human Behavior and the Social Environment : Social Systems Theory

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205359578

  • ISBN 10:

    0205359574

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2003
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This unique text provides a framework for evaluating various theories and a context for addressing social work practice with varying levels of social systems.This revision places current theories of human behavior in a systems context. It is based upon a generalist practice foundation and includes practice examples that help students understand the underlying theory. The text examines the basic concepts in each of the various system sizes: the social group, the family, the organization, and the community. It includes expanded coverage of diversity, values and ethics; social and economic justice/oppression; populations-at-risk; and other areas.

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