Human Behavior in the Social Environment: An Ecological View (Hardcover)

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Using the person-and-environment approach to analyze all aspects of human development, this book discusses the biological, psychological, social, and cultural influences that shape the functioning of individuals, families, communities, and organizations, and relates how these collectives affect development over the life course. It also takes into account the expected and unexpected stresses and challenges that can influence development.

About the Author

The late Carel B. Germain was professor of Social Work emerita at the University of Connecticut. She is the coauthor of The Life Model of Social Work Practice: Advances in Theory and Practice, Second Edition and editor of Social Work Practice: People and Environments.Martin Bloom is professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Connecticut and works in the area of primary prevention theory, practice, and research. He is the author of Primary Prevention Practice and coauthor of Evaluating Practice: Guidelines for the Accountable Profession and Successful Aging.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780231111409
ISBN-10: 0231111401
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: May 27th, 1999
Pages: 496
Language: English
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