Human Behavior in the Macro Social Environment

Human Behavior in the Macro Social Environment

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Author Karen Kirst-Ashman provides students with a comprehensive overview of human behavior in macro settings. The detailed text encourages students to think critically about how macro systems affect human behavior and ultimately, the practice of social work. The updated text focuses on empowerment -- building on the strength of communities, organizations, and groups to promote change. Kirst-Ashmana€™s new edition offers an greater coverage on social work cases in rural areas, feminist theory, the dynamics of gender-based power in organizations, and expanded discussion of spirituality in macro social work. HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN THE MACRO SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT: AN EMPOWERMENT APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITIES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND GROUPS helps students learn how to promote positive change by building upon the strengths of macro systems -- taking you straight to the heart of what social work is all about. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.According to path-goal theory, leadership styles include a€œdirective, a€ a€œsupportive, participative, a€ and a€œachievementa€” oriented leadershipa€ ... for learning tools such as tutorial quizzing, Web links, glossary, flashcards, and PowerPointAr slides.

Title:Human Behavior in the Macro Social Environment
Author:Karen Kirst-Ashman
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2010-02-12


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming