Human Behavior in the Macro Social Environment / Edition 3

Human Behavior in the Macro Social Environment / Edition 3

by Karen K. Kirst-Ashman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495813656

ISBN-13: 2900495813650

Pub. Date: 02/12/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Best-selling author Karen Kirst-Ashman introduces you to the ins and outs of human behavior in macro settings in HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN THE MACRO SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT: AN EMPOWERMENT APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITIES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND GROUPS. The text challenges you to think critically about how macro systems affect human behavior and ultimately, the practice of

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Best-selling author Karen Kirst-Ashman introduces you to the ins and outs of human behavior in macro settings in HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN THE MACRO SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT: AN EMPOWERMENT APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITIES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND GROUPS. The text challenges you to think critically about how macro systems affect human behavior and ultimately, the practice of social work. Kirst-Ashman focuses on empowerment, highlighting 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900495813650
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/12/2010
Series:
Human Behavior in the Social Environment Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
498

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Human Behavior in the Macro Social Environment. 2. Values and Principles That Guide Generalist Practice in the Macro Social Environment. 3. Human Behavior in Groups: Theories and Dynamics. 4. Types of Groups in the Macro Social Environment. 5. Knowledge and Theories About Organizations. 6. Social Service Organizational Settings, Goals, and Environmental Contexts. 7. Organizational Structures and Dynamics. 8. Human Behavior, Management, and Empowerment in Organizations. 9. Communities in the Macro Social Environment: Theories and Concepts. 10. Assessment of Geographic Communities and Empowerment. 11. Neighborhood Empowerment. 12. Diversity, Populations-At-Risk, and Empowerment in the Macro Social Environment. 13. Social Justice and the Global Community.

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