Human Behavior in the Social Environment: An Ecological View / Edition 2

Human Behavior in the Social Environment: An Ecological View / Edition 2

by Carel B. Germain, Martin Bloom
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231111401

ISBN-13: 9780231111409

Pub. Date: 05/20/1999

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Designed to help students build a theoretical foundation for their professional practice, this book highlights human and environmental diversity, and discusses the relationships among biological, psychological, social, and cultural systems that shape human behavior. This new edition provides the latest theoretical developments and research findings in the social,

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Overview

Designed to help students build a theoretical foundation for their professional practice, this book highlights human and environmental diversity, and discusses the relationships among biological, psychological, social, and cultural systems that shape human behavior. This new edition provides the latest theoretical developments and research findings in the social, behavioral, and biological sciences and includes new chapters on the significant forces affecting significant social behavior in specific organizational and educational settings.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231111409
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
05/20/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.31(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.21(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1. The Person and Environment Configuration1. The Ecological Perspective2. Society, Culture, Community, and the Physical Environment as Contexts3. Complex Organizations as Contexts4. Schools and Work Sites as Special Contexts5. Small Groups as Contexts6. Families as Contexts7. Genetics/Biology2.Tandem Developments of Family Members and Their Environments8. Family Formation in a Diverse Society9. Family Transformations: Birth, Infancy, and Language-The Socialization of Children and Parents10. Family Transformations: Childhood11. Family Transformations: Adolescence12. Family Transformations: Adulthood13. The Elderly Family and Its TransformationsAppendix 1: Stage Models of Behavior and DevelopmentAppendix 2: Nonstage Models of Behavior and DevelopmentAppendix 3: Macrosocial and Microsocial Theories of Human Behavior

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