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Dimensions of Human Behavior: The Changing Life Course / Edition 5

Dimensions of Human Behavior: The Changing Life Course / Edition 5

by Elizabeth D. Hutchison


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781483303901
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 09/09/2014
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 69,102
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (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 Multidimensional Approach For Multi-Faceted Social Work

Chapter 1: Aspects of Human Behavior: Person, Environment, Time
Chapter 2: Theoretical Perspectives on Human Behavior by Elizabeth D. Hutchison and Leanne Wood Charlesworth

Part II. The Multiple Dimensions of Person

Chapter 3: The Biological Person by Stephen French Gilson
Chapter 4: Psychological Person: Reason and Passion by Joseph Walsh
Chapter 5: The Psychological Person: Stress, Coping, and Adaptation by Joseph Walsh
Chapter 6: Spiritual Person by Michael J. Sheridan

Part III. The Multiple Dimensions Of Environment

Chapter 7: The Physical Environment
Chapter 8: Institutions and Social Structure
Chapter 9: Culture by Linwood Cousins
Chapter 10: Formal Organizations
Chapter 11: Communities
Chapter 12: Social Movements
Chapter 13: Small Groups by Elizabeth P. Cramer
Chapter 14: Families by Nancy R. Vosler


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