Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2016

256 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780190658601

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Social Environments and Human Behavior

Contexts for Practice with Groups, Organizations, Communities, and Social Movements

Second Edition

T. Laine Scales, Jon Singletary, and H. Stephen Cooper

  • Each chapter includes a theoretical overview, a historical article, a relevant literary selection, and an extended decision case.
  • "Competency connections" sidebars encourage cross-curriculum integration -- students are challenged to think about how HBSE material on larger systems intersects with what they are learning in other areas such as practice, research, policy and history of social welfare.
  • In response to current trends in social work education, the text includes content on social capital, asset-building, faith based organizations, rural social work, and global issues.
  • Teaches cultural competency by integrating themes of gender, class, race, and ethnicity.

New to this Edition:

  • Completely updated for the 2015 EPAS.

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