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Finding solutions to social problems : behavioral strategies for change

Author: Mark A Mattaini; Bruce A Thyer
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work applies the powerful tool of behaviour analysis to some of the most pressing and intractable of contemporary social problems - like teen pregnancy, youth violence, racism and drug abuse. It  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Mattaini; Bruce A Thyer
ISBN: 1557983674 9781557983671 1557983909 9781557983909
OCLC Number: 34875868
Description: xii, 427 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Public issues, human behavior, and cultural design / Mark A. Mattaini --
Behavior analysis and social welfare policy / Bruce A. Thyer --
Ethics of helping people / B.F. Skinner --
Youth violence / Mark A. Mattaini, Janet S. Twyman, Wendy Chin, and Kyung Nam Lee --
Education crisis / R. Douglas Greer --
Racism / Harold E. Briggs and Robert I. Paulson --
Productivity in the workplace / Jon S. Bailey and John Austin --
Sexism / Patricia M. Daly --
Child maltreatment / Mark A. Mattaini, Brenda G. McGowan, and Gladys Williams. Teenage sexuality / Steven P. Schinke, Mary Ann Forgey, and Mario Orlandi --
Sexual coercion / Anthony Biglan --
Psychosis / Stephen E. Wong --
Loneliness, social isolation, and social anxiety / Eileen Gambrill --
Drug abuse / Carl G. Leukefeld, Thomas W. Miller, and Lon Hays --
"Acting to save the world": the elements of action / Mark A. Mattaini.
Responsibility: Mark A. Mattaini and Bruce A. Thyer, editors.

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