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Published: 11 October 2010

336 Pages | 32 half-tones and 6 line-cuts

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199740079

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Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Micro Level

Individuals and Families

Second Edition

Katherine van Wormer

  • Analysis of human behavior from a global perspective
  • Dynamic boxed readings and personal narratives highlight the content of each chapter
  • Evidence-based critiques of the dominant theoretical perspectives
  • A focus on normal responses to abnormal situations

New to this Edition:

  • Revised chapters for early adulthood through middle age and late middle age through end of life
  • New research findings and recent census and global health data are integrated into the text narrative
  • Consistent with the demographic changes in the U.S., the discussions of multiculturalism, Latino/Latina identity issues, and late adulthood have been augmented

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