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Human Behavior and Social Environment : Models, Metaphors, and Maps for Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Practice

Human Behavior and Social Environment : Models, Metaphors, and Maps for Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Practice - 07 edition

Human Behavior and Social Environment : Models, Metaphors, and Maps for Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Practice - 07 edition

ISBN13: 9780495006596

ISBN10: 0495006599

Human Behavior and Social Environment : Models, Metaphors, and Maps for Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Practice by James A. Forte - ISBN 9780495006596
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Published:
International: No
Human Behavior and Social Environment : Models, Metaphors, and Maps for Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Practice by James A. Forte - ISBN 9780495006596

ISBN13: 9780495006596

ISBN10: 0495006599

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 07

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Summary

This first edition theories-based book for human behavior provides students with three key tools for theory-by-theory comprehension: models, metaphors and maps. These tools help students to easily compare and contrast theories as well as understand their relevance to social work practice.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART I. UNDERSTANDING THEORIES AND TOOLS FOR TRANSLATION.

1. An Introduction to Theory and Practical Theorizing.
2. Tools for Translating and Practical Theorizing. Models and Metaphors.
3. Tools for Practical Theorizing. Theoretical Maps and Ecosystem Maps.

PART II. MODELS, METAPHORS AND MAPS APPLIED.

4. Applied Ecological Theory.
5. Applied Social Systems Theory.
6. Applied Biology.
7. Applied Cognitive Science.
8. Applied Psychodynamic Theory.
9. Applied Behaviorism.
10. Applied Symbolic Interactionism.
11. Applied Social Role Theory.
12. Applied Economic Theory.
13. Applied Critical Theory.

PART III. THEORETICAL INTEGRATION.

14. Afterword. Multi Theory Practice and Routes to Integration.
Index of Names.
Index of Subject