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Human Behavior, Communities, Organizations, and Groups in the Macro Social Environment : Empowerment Approach

Human Behavior, Communities, Organizations, and Groups in the Macro Social Environment : Empowerment Approach - 2nd edition

Human Behavior, Communities, Organizations, and Groups in the Macro Social Environment : Empowerment Approach - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780495095149

ISBN10: 0495095141

Human Behavior, Communities, Organizations, and Groups in the Macro Social Environment : Empowerment Approach by Karen K. Kirst-Ashman - ISBN 9780495095149
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Published: 2008
International: No
Human Behavior, Communities, Organizations, and Groups in the Macro Social Environment : Empowerment Approach by Karen K. Kirst-Ashman - ISBN 9780495095149

ISBN13: 9780495095149

ISBN10: 0495095141

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 08

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Summary

In this text, best-selling author Karen Kirst-Ashman introduces you to the ins and outs of human behavior in macro settings while helping you develop the necessary skills to think critically about how macro systems affect human behavior and ultimately, the practice of social work. By focusing on empowerment, she highlights the ways that communities, organizations, and groups promote positive change by building upon their strengths-taking you straight to the heart of what social work is all about.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction to human behavior in the macro social environment p. 1
Human behavior in groups : theories and dynamics p. 43
Types of groups in the macro social environment p. 78
Knowledge and theories about organizations p. 99
Social service organizational settings, goals, and environmental contexts p. 122
Organizational structure and dynamics p. 151
Human behavior, management, and empowerment in organizations p. 179
Communities in the macro social environment : theories and concepts p. 217
Assessment of geographic communities and empowerment p. 254
Neighborhood empowerment p. 283
Diversity, populations-at-risk, and empowerment in the macro social environment p. 309
Social justice and the global community p. 362
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