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Human Behavior and the Social Environment free pdf Each person is a unique individual, yet we are also defined by groups - those we belong to and those we are excluded from, voluntarily or involuntarily. In the second half of the human behaviour and the Social Environment sequence, Katherine van Wormer, Fred Besthorn, and Thomas Keefe takes stimulating new approach to exploring this macro view of humanity and demonstrating how each component of society, from the single person to the sprawling organization, is part of a dynamic whole. Their collaboration has produced a remarkable volume that will help students recognise and consider interactions between and among individuals and social systems, and thereby develop into truly effective social workers.

About Katherine S. Van Wormer

Katherine van Wormer is Professor of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa and is the author or co-author of nine books in the fields of women and criminal justice, addictions treatment, social welfare in global perspective, and confronting oppression. Her web site is www.katherinevanwormer.com. Fred H. Besthorn is Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa. He is the author of many publications and a frequent speaker on the interface of environmentalism and social work. He is also the creator of the Global Alliance for a Deep-Ecological Social Work and Earth-Consciousness: The Journal of Environmental Social Work and Human Services. Thomas Keefe is Head of the Department of Social Work and Director of the M.S.W. program at the University of Northern Iowa. He served as a psychiatric social worker in the U.S. Air Force and has authored numerous books and articles on peace studies, meditation, and the relationship between socioeconomic forces and the problems addressed by social workers.

Details Book

Author : Katherine S. Van Wormer
Publisher : Oxford University Press Inc
Data Published : 16 November 2006
ISBN : 0195187547
EAN : 9780195187540
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 326 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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