Journals Higher Education



11 October 2010

416 Pages | 43 half-tones and 3 line-cuts

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199740574

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Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Macro Level

Groups, Communities, and Organizations

Second Edition

Katherine van Wormer and Fred H. Besthorn

  • Analyzes human behavior from a global, empowerment-based perspective
  • Sustainability as a major new theme, which includes a detailed chapter on the physical environment
  • Dynamic boxed readings and personal narratives highlight the content of each chapter

New to this Edition:

  • Infuses a sustainability focus throughout all the chapters
  • Many new boxed readings and photographs
  • Updated academic references and government statistics
  • Replaces theoretical designs with new models and designs
  • A heightened emphasis on ecosystems as opposed to general systems models
  • Increased Latino/Latina content
  • Revised sections on theory, group dynamics, family, community, and environment chapters

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