Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Human Behavior in the Social Environment

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Focusing on the environmental influences on individual development, this text offers a holistic view of human behaviour throughout the life cycle. The author's analyses, coverage of the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and psychological environments, and integration of theoretical approaches, are designed to help students develop a thorough and balanced understanding of individuals in the social environment. This book should be of interest to students taking courses in human behaviour in social science departments.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 164 x 230 x 18mm | 539.77g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • BROOKS/COLE
  • CA, United States
  • 0534090605
  • 9780534090609

Table of contents

A life-span view of human development and behavior. Conception, pregnancy, and chidbirth. Infancy. Pre-school years. Middle childhood. Adolescence. Early adulthood. Middle adulthood. The older years. (Each chapter concludes with implications for social work practice, a chapter summary and references).show more