Dimensions of Human Behavior

Dimensions of Human Behavior


  • Author : Elizabeth D. Hutchison
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2010-09-29
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412976411


Dimensions of Human Behavior Book Description :

This EPAS-ready text is an in-depth, comprehensive examination of what shapes human behavior across all major developmental stages. Containing potent case studies and the most current theory and research, the book includes greater emphasis on more stages than any other text. This core text is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate Human Behavior and the Social Environment courses in departments of social work and psychology....

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Dimensions of Human Behavior


  • Author : Elizabeth D. Hutchison
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412941266


Dimensions of Human Behavior Book Description :

How do people change from conception to death? What patterns can we recognize in human behavior related to biological age, psychological age, and social age norms? Why do people react to the same stressful situation in different ways? How can social workers help reduce risk and increase protective factors during various life stages? The Third Edition of this powerful text aims to examine the human life course in nine age-graded periods, which include: 1) conception, pregnancy, and childbirth 2) infancy and toddlerhood 3) early childhood 4) middle childhood 5) adolescence 6) young adulthood 7) middle adulthood 8) late adulthood and 9) very late adulthood. By examining each of these periods, the life course perspective can be understood as ever changin...

Dimensions of Human Behavior

Dimensions of Human Behavior


  • Author : Elizabeth D. Hutchison
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-09-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483325088


Dimensions of Human Behavior Book Description :

In this Fifth Edition of her acclaimed text, Elizabeth D. Hutchison uses her multidimensional framework to examine the influences that can impact human behavior across time. Thoroughly updated to reflect the most recent developments in the field, the book weaves its hallmark case studies with the latest innovations in theory and research to provide a comprehensive and global perspective on all the major developmental life stages, from conception through very late adulthood. The companion text, Dimensions of Human Behavior: Person and Environment, Fifth Edition, examines the multiple dimensions of person and environment and their impact on individual and collective behavior. Together, these two texts provide the most comprehensive coverage available f...

Mothers in Transition

Mothers in Transition


  • Author : Pamela Eakins
  • Publisher : Cambridge, Mass. : Schenkman Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1983
  • Genre: Mothers
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X000544102


Mothers in Transition Book Description :

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Handbook of the Life Course

Handbook of the Life Course


  • Author : Michael J. Shanahan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-10-26
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319208800


Handbook of the Life Course Book Description :

Building on the success of the 2003 Handbook of the Life Course, this second volume identifies future directions for life course research and policy. The introductory essay and the chapters that make up the five sections of this book, show consensus on strategic “next steps” in life course studies. These next steps are explored in detail in each section: Section I, on life course theory, provides fresh perspectives on well-established topics, including cohorts, life stages, and legal and regulatory contexts. It challenges life course scholars to move beyond common individualistic paradigms. Section II highlights changes in major institutional and organizational contexts of the life course. It draws on conceptual advances and recent empirical find...

Lone Parenthood in the Life Course

Lone Parenthood in the Life Course


  • Author : Laura Bernardi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-11-08
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319632957


Lone Parenthood in the Life Course Book Description :

Lone parenthood is an increasing reality in the 21st century, reinforced by the diffusion of divorce and separation. This volume provides a comprehensive portrait of lone parenthood at the beginning of the XXI century from a life course perspective. The contributions included in this volume examine the dynamics of lone parenthood in the life course and explore the trajectories of lone parents in terms of income, poverty, labour, market behaviour, wellbeing, and health. Throughout, comparative analyses of data from countries as France, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Hungary, and Australia help portray how lone parenthood varies between regions, cultures, generations, and institutional settings. The findings show th...

Essentials of Human Behavior

Essentials of Human Behavior


  • Author : Elizabeth D. Hutchison
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-08-11
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483377735


Essentials of Human Behavior Book Description :

Essentials of Human Behavior combines Elizabeth D. Hutchison’s two-volume Dimensions of Human Behavior to present a multidimensional framework for understanding human behavior. Integrating person, environment, and the life course, this best-selling text leverages its hallmark case studies and balanced breadth and depth of coverage to help readers apply theory and general social work knowledge to unique practice situations. Now in four color and available with an interactive eBook, the Second Edition features a streamlined organization, the latest research, and original SAGE video to provide the most engaging introduction available to human behavior....

Understanding the Life Course

Understanding the Life Course


  • Author : Lorraine Green
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-12-20
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780745697963


Understanding the Life Course Book Description :

Understanding the Life Course provides a uniquely comprehensive guide to the entire life course from an interdisciplinary perspective. Combining important insights from sociology and psychology, the book presents the concept's theoretical underpinnings in an accessible style, supported by real-life examples. From birth and becoming a parent, to death and grieving for the loss of others, Lorraine Green explores all stages of the life course through key research studies and theories, in conjunction with issues of social inequality and critical examination of lay viewpoints. She highlights the many ways the life course can be interpreted, including themes of linearity and multidirectionality, continuity and discontinuity, and the interplay between natur...

The Craft of Life Course Research

The Craft of Life Course Research


  • Author : Glen H. Elder
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2009-08-03
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781606233610


The Craft of Life Course Research Book Description :

This book brings together prominent investigators to provide a comprehensive guide to doing life course research, including an “inside view” of how they designed and carried out influential longitudinal studies. Using vivid examples, the contributors trace the connections between early and later experience and reveal how researchers and graduate students can discover these links in their own research. Well-organized chapters describe the best and newest ways to: *Use surveys, life records, ethnography, and data archives to collect different types of data over years or even decades. *Apply innovative statistical methods to measure dynamic processes that result in improvement, decline, or reversibility in economic fortune, stress, health, and crimi...