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Human Behavior, Communities, Organizations, and Groups in the Macro Social Environment

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Human Behavior, Communities, Organizations, and Groups in the Macro Social Environment

An Empowerment Approach

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Human Behavior, Communities, Organizations, and Groups in the Macro Social Environment: An Empowerment Approach by Karen Kirst-Ashman
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In this text, best-selling author Karen Kirst-Ashman introduces you to the ins and outs of human behavior in macro settings while helping you develop the necessary skills to think critically about how macro systems affect human behavior and ultimately, the practice of social work. By focusing on empowerment, she highlights the ways that communities, organizations, and groups promote positive change by building upon their strengths-taking you straight to the heart of what social work is all about.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Human Behavior in the Macro Social Environment. 2. Human Behavior in Groups: Theories and Dynamics. 3. Types of Groups in the Macro Social Environment. 4. Knowledge and Theories About Organizations. 5. Social Service Organizational Settings, Goals, and Environmental Contexts. 6. Organizational Structure and Dynamics. 7. Human Behavior, Management, and Empowerment in Organizations. 8. Communities in the Macro Social Environment: Theories and Concepts. 9. Assessment of Geographic Communities and Empowerment. 10. Neighborhood Empowerment. 11. Diversity, Populations-at-risk, and Human Behavior in the Macro Social Environment. 12. Social Justice and the Global Community.
Release date NZ
March 29th, 2007
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Illustrations
illustrations
Imprint
Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
Pages
352
Dimensions
188x226x20
ISBN-13
9780495095149
Product ID
1819711

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