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Dimensions of Human Behavior : The Changing Life Course -Text Only - 3rd edition

Dimensions of Human Behavior : The Changing Life Course -Text Only (ISBN10: 1412941261; ISBN13: 9781412941266)
ISBN13: 978-1412941266
ISBN10: 1412941261

Summary: Organized around time, the Third Edition of Dimensions of Human Behavior: The Changing Life Course helps students understand the relationship between time and human behavior. Using a life course perspective, author Elizabeth D. Hutchison shows how the multiple dimensions of person and environment work together with dimensions of time to produce patterns in unique life course journeys. The Third Edition is updated and revised to respond to the rapidity of changes in complex soci
eties. New to the Third Edition Examines our increasing global interdependence : The human life course is placed in global context. Recognizes scientific advancements : Advances in neuroscience have been incorporated throughout the chapters. Emphasizes group-based diversity : More content has been added on the effects of gender, race, ethnicity, social class, sexual orientation, and disability on life course trajectories. Reorganizes family dynamics : Greater attention has been given to the role of fathers. Reflects contemporary issues : New case studies, exhibits, and Web resources have been added to provide the most up-to-date information. High-Quality Ancillaries! An Instructor's Manual containing chapter summaries, suggested classroom activities and discussions, and essay and multiple choice questions is available to qualified adopters. Intended Audience This is an excellent text for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on Human Behavior in the departments of social work and psychology. The Changing Life Course is the companion volume to Person and Environment (ISBN: 978-1-4129-4125-9). The two volumes are also available at a discounted price as a bundle (ISBN: 978-1-4129-4128-0).
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Summary: Organized around time, the Third Edition of Dimensions of Human Behavior: The Changing Life Course helps students understand the relationship between time and human behavior. Using a life course perspective, author Elizabeth D. Hutchison shows how the multiple dimensions of person and environment work together with dimensions of time to produce patterns in unique life course journeys. The Third Edition is updated and revised to respond to the rapidity of changes in complex societies. New to the Third Edition Examines our increasing global interdependence : The human life course is placed in global context. Recognizes scientific advancements : Advances in neuroscience have been incorporated throughout the chapters. Emphasizes group-based diversity : More content has been added on the effects of gender, race, ethnicity, social class, sexual orientation, and disability on life course trajectories. Reorganizes family dynamics : Greater attention has been given to the role of fathers. Reflects contemporary issues : New case studies, exhibits, and Web resources have been added to provide the most up-to-date information. High-Quality Ancillaries! An Instructor's Manual containing chapter summaries, suggested classroom activities and discussions, and essay and multiple choice questions is available to qualified adopters. Intended Audience This is an excellent text for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on Human Behavior in the departments of social work and psychology. The Changing Life Course is the companion volume to Person and Environment (ISBN: 978-1-4129-4125-9). The two volumes are also available at a discounted price as a bundle (ISBN: 978-1-4129-4128-0). ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 08
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Year Published: 2008
International: No

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