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Dimensions of Human Behavior: Person and Environment / Edition 3

Dimensions of Human Behavior: Person and Environment / Edition 3

by Elizabeth D. Hutchison


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ISBN-13: 9781412941259
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 09/04/2007
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth D. Hutchison, MSW, Ph D, received her MSW from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis and her Ph D from the University at Albany, State University of New York. She was on the faculty in the Social Work Department at Elms College from 1980 to 1987 and served as chair of the department from 1982 to 1987. She was on the faculty in the School of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University from 1987 to 2009, where she taught courses in human behavior and the social environment, social work and social justice, and child and family policy; she also served as field practicum liaison. She has been a social worker in health, mental health, aging, and child and family welfare settings. She is committed to providing social workers with comprehensive, current, and useful frameworks for thinking about human behavior. Her other research interests focus on child and family welfare. She lives in Reno, Nevada, where she is a hands-on grandmother and an activist on local justice issues.

Table of Contents

Part I: A Multidemensional Approach for Multi-Faceted Social Work
Visual Essay: Looking at a Complex World
Chapter 1: Aspects of Human Behavior: Person, Environment, Time - Elizabeth D. Hutchison
Chapter 2: Theoretical Perspectives on Human Behavior - Elizabeth D. Hutchison and Leanne Wood Charlesworth
Knowledge into Practice: A Day in the Life of a Social Worker - Elizabeth D. Hutchison
Part II: The Multiple Dimensions of Person
Visual Essay: Understanding the Whole Person
Chapter 3: The Biologial Person - Stephen French Gilson
Chapter 4: The Psychological Person: Cognition, Emotion, and Self - Joseph Walsh
Chapter 5: The Psycholgoical Person: Relationships, Stress, and Coping - Joseph Walsh
Chapter 6: The Spiritual Person - Michael J. Sheridan
Knowledge into Practice: An Interview with John - Martin Schwartz
Part III: The Multiple Dimensions of Environment
Chapter 7: The Physical Environment - Elizabeth D. Hutchison
Chapter 8: Culture - Linwood Cousins
Chapter 9: Social Institutions and Social Structure - Elizabeth D. Hutchison and Amy Waldbillig
Chapter 10: Families - Nancy R. Vosler
Chapter 11: Small Groups - Elizabeth P. Cramer
Chapter 12: Formal Organizations - Elizabeth D. Hutchison
Chapter 13: Communities - Elizabeth D. Hutchison
Chapter 14: Social Movements - Elizabeth D. Hutchison
Knowledge into Practice: Margaret Ryan at Sacred Heart Center - Elizabeth D. Hutchison
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