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Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Micro Level : Individuals and Families.

Author: Katherine Van Wormer
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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While social work policy can be considered the what, and practice, the how, the study of human behavior is concerned with why. Why do people do the things they do? Why do individuals behave differently in groups than when alone? Why do some people become the victims of their lives while others who have endured tragedy become life's heroes? Resilience across the life span is a new major theme of the second edition of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Van Wormer, Katherine.
Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Micro Level : Individuals and Families.
: Oxford University Press, USA, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Van Wormer
ISBN: 9780199780518 019978051X
OCLC Number: 930059113
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages)
Contents: Preface to the Second Edition; Introduction; 1 Human Behavior: Theoretical Concepts; 2 Biological Factors in Human Behavior; 3 The Psychology of Human Behavior; 4 Birth Through Adolescence; 5 Early Adulthood Through Middle Age; 6 Late Middle Age Through the End of Life; 7 The Individual in the Family; Epilogue: An End That Is a Beginning; Appendix: Relevant Internet Sites; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.

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While social work policy can be considered the what, and practice, the how, the study of human behavior is concerned with why. Why do people do the things they do? Why do individuals behave differently in groups than when alone? Why do some people become the victims of their lives while others who have endured tragedy become life's heroes? Resilience across the life span is a new major theme of the second edition of the bestselling Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Micro Level. In an elegant and accessible manner, Katherine van Wormer explores the nuances of the biological, psychologi.

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