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eText: 
ISBN-10 1452242577ISBN-13 9781452242576
Print: 
ISBN-10 1-4129-9884-0ISBN-13 9781412998840
Author(s): Elizabeth D. Hutchison
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 896
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From the bestselling author of the two-volume Dimensions of Human Behavior comes the new single-volume text, Essentials of Human Behavior: Integrating Person, Environment, and the Life Course. Elizabeth D. Hutchison and contributing authors present an integration of social work’s time-honored person-in-environment approach to understanding human behavior with theory and research about the human life course. The book incorporates powerful case studies into knowledge based on scientific inquiry, provides a global perspective, emphasizes issues of diversity and oppression, analyzes the impact of new technologies on human behavior, and integrates recent neuroscience research. The text addresses not just the person-in-environment construct but also the biological, psychological and spiritual person, as well as the cultural and physical environment, institutions, organizations, communities, and small groups. Explore the patterns produced when the dimensions of person and environment meet the dimension of time to create unique life course journeys.

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