Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare: Human Behavior in the Social Environment / Edition 1

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Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare, Volume 2: The Profession of Social Work features contributions from leading international researchers and practitioners and presents the most comprehensive, in-depth source of information on the field of social work and social welfare.

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"The Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare is an outstanding contribution to social work literature. The Handbook offers a unique and practical view of social work. We recommend that all academic libraries adopt this volume. Social work professors need to review it. These volumes will make significant contributions to student learning." (Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, Spring 2009)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471762720
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/25/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 571
  • Product dimensions: 7.26 (w) x 10.06 (h) x 1.85 (d)

Table of Contents


Series Preface.

Karen M. Sowers and Catherine M. Dulmus.


Bruce A. Thyer.



1. Human Behavior and the Social Environment: ExploringConceptual Foundations.

Susan I. Stone, Stephanie Berzin, Sarah Taylor, and Michael J.Austin.

2. Respondent Learning Theory.

Bruce A. Thyer.

3. Operant Learning Theory.

Stephen E. Wong.

4. Cognitive Behavioral Theory.

Paula S. Nurius and Rebecca J. Macy.

5. Ego Psychology Theory.

Eda Goldstein.

6. Self Psychology Theory.

Joseph Palombo.

7. Attachment Theory.

Michelle Mohr Carney and Frederick Buttell.

8. Psychosocial Theory.

Roberta R. Greene.

9. Cognitive Development Theory.

Tammie Ronen.

10. Person Centered Theory.

Michael J. Holosko, Jeffrey Skinner, and Ra'Shanda S.Robinson.

11. Genetic Theory.

Laura Pankow.

12. Ecosystems Theory.

Mark A. Mattaini.

13. Moral Development Theory.

Frederick Buttell and Michelle Mohr Carney.

14. Small Group Theory.

Lorraine Salas, Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, and Craig WinstonLeCroy.

15. Family Systems Theory.

Martha Morrison Dore.

16. Organizational Theory.

John E. Tropman.

17. A Critique of Stage Theories of Human Development.

Martha Pelaez, Jacob L. Gewirtz, and Stephen E. Wong.

18. The Potentially Harmful Effects of Theory in SocialWork.

Bruce A. Thyer.

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