Summary: What is it about the multiple dimensions of person, environment, and time that social workers need to understand? How do diversity and inequality play a role in human behavior? How does our biology, spirituality, and psychology impact behavior? And finally, what can we learn about how social institutions, families, groups, organizations and communities impact the vast range of human behaviors? The Third Edition of this powerful text aims to examine these dimensions by expanding on ...show morethese important questions. In this text, you will meet social workers and clients from a variety of work settings and situations who bring the passion and power of social work to life through engaging case studies found throughout the text. These case studies help apply the latest theory and research to real life practice situations. The Third Edition offers new case studies and is thoroughly updated and revised to reflect recent census data, developing trends, and cutting-edge research on human behavior. New to the Third Edition:A� A� Added coverage of international issues : Human behavior is put in global context throughout the book. Increased focus on social justice and diversity : More content has been added on human diversity related to gender, race and ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, and disability. Engages the reader through a variety of illustrative features : New case studies, exhibits, photos throughout, and Web resources have been added to provide the most up-to-date information. High-Quality Ancillaries!A�A� Student Study Website : Help your students succeed with this new companion student study site. Students can review chapter highlights and summaries, take practice quizzes, and study via student flash cards on the Web. In addition, students can download podcasts which contain important highlights presented by the author.A�A� Expanded Instructor's Resource CD : New to this edition, instructors can create tests using a new electronic test bank. In addition, this resource cd contains powerpoint slides, teaching tips, suggested classroom activities and more and is available to qualified adopters. Intended AudienceA�A� This text was developed for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on Human Behavior in the Social Environment in departments of social work and psychology. Together with its companion volume, Dimensions of Human Behavior: The Changing Life Course (ISBN: 978-1-4129-4126-6), students will receive the most comprehensive coverage available on Human Behavior. The two volumes are also available at a discounted price as a bundle (ISBN: 978-1-4129-4128-0). ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 3RD 08
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