Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Perspectives on Development and the Life Course, 5th Edition (Paperback) book cover

Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Perspectives on Development and the Life Course, 5th Edition

By Anissa Taun Rogers

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550 pages

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Description

The fifth edition of Human Behavior in the Social Environment takes students through the life course perspective to give a concise, compact treatment of human behavior.

The text also comes with a rich companion website that includes support materials and six unique cases that encourage students to learn by doing and to apply their knowledge of human behavior to best practices.

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Authors ; 1. Human Behavior and the Social Work Profession; 2. Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: The Person in the Environment; 3. Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: Biopsychosocial Dimensions; 4. Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: Sociocultural Dimensions; 5. Lenses for Conceptualizing Problems and Interventions: Social Change Dimensions; 6. Pre-Pregnancy and Prenatal Issues; 7. Development in Infancy and Early Childhood; 8. Development in Middle Childhood; 9. Development in Adolescence; 10. Development in Early Adulthood; 11. Development in Middle Adulthood; 12. Development in Late Adulthood; 13. Looking Forward: Challenges and Opportunities for the Social Work Profession; References ; Glossary/Index

About the Author

Anissa Taun Rogers, PhD, MSW, MA, LCSW, is Professor of Social Work at the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon, where she serves as the Director of the Social Work Program. She teaches courses across the social work curriculum as well as courses on the body, gender, human sexuality, international social work, and suffering and death. She is also registered, with her dog, Sookie, as a pet therapy team, working primarily with older adults and hospice patients.

Before finding her way to social work, Dr. Rogers studied psychology, in which she earned undergraduate and graduate degrees. After receiving her MSW and PhD in social work, Dr. Rogers began her career in undergraduate social work education and clinical practice. In addition to teaching, her main clinical and research interests are gender, sexuality, gerontology, mental health, and end-of-life care.

About the Series

New Directions in Social Work

A Routledge Series
New Directions in Social Work is an innovative, integrated series offering a uniquely distinctive teaching strategy for generalist courses in the social work curriculum, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The series integrates 5 texts with custom websites housing interactive cases, companion readings, and a wealth of resources to enrich the teaching and learning experience. Please visit www.routledgesw.com for more information.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General