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by Letha A See

Category: Social Sciences
Subcategory: Political books
Author: Letha A See
ISBN: 0789028328
ISBN13: 978-0789028327
Language: English
Publisher: Routledge; 2 edition (June 4, 2006)
Pages: 830
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Chapter 2. African Americans’ Response to Their Social Environment: A Macro Perspective (Tony B. .Chapter 12. African-American Adolescent Girls: Facing the Challenges and Consequences of Violence in the Inner City (Annie Woodley Brown and Ruby M. Gourdine). Lowe and June Gary Hopps). Part II: understanding black families. Chapter 3. The Black Family in the Twenty-First Century and the Church As an Action System: A Macro Perspective (Andrew Billingsley and Barbara Morrison Rodriguez). Chapter 13. The Empowerment of Young African-American Males: Implications for Social Work Practice (Cudore L. Snell and Julie Guyot).

by Letha A. See. Published August 30, 2007 by Haworth Press.

Letha A. Human Behavior in the Social Environment from an African-american Pers. by Letha A.

Social work students who have the good fortune to have this book as a text for their Human Behavior and the . Should be widely used in social work and related health and human services curricula.

Social work students who have the good fortune to have this book as a text for their Human Behavior and the Social Environment class will actually enjoy this very readable overview of numerous theories and their application in case examples.

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Human Behavior in the Social Environment from an African-american Perspective (Haworth Series in Health and Social Policy).

Revisiting the Regendering of Social Work Practice with African-American Girls (Linwood H. Cousins and Tracey Mabrey) Chapter 12. African-American Adolescent Girls: Facing the Challenges and Consequences of Violence in the Inner City (Annie Woodley. Gourdine) Chapter 13. Snell and Julie Guyot) Chapter 14. Prevalence and Incidence of Black-on-Black Crime Among Youth (Tiffany D. Bauffour) Chapter 15.

Human Behavior Theory and the African American Experience. African American Street Gangs: A Quest for Identity. A Postmodern Perspective on Black Suicides in the United States

Human Behavior Theory and the African American Experience. The Black Family in the 21st Century and the Church as an Action System: A Macro Perspective. Enhancing the Resilience of African American Families. The Psychological Effects of Skin Color on African Americans’ Self Esteem. Re-Gendering Social Work Practice and Education: The Case for African American Girls. A Postmodern Perspective on Black Suicides in the United States. African American Gay Men and Lesbians: Examining the Complexity of Gay Identity Development. The Adult Life Cycle of Poor African American Fathers.

Human Behavior in the Social Environment from an African-American Perspective, Second Edition is an updating of the classic text that presents leading black scholars discussing complex human behavior problems faced by African-Americans in today’s society. This new edition provides fresh theories and the latest practical interventions not in the first edition that show, for example, how to enhance a client’s coping strategies and resilience by focusing on their strengths rather than their weaknesses. This edition includes a new foreword by former Surgeon General, Dr. Joycelyn Elders.Human Behavior in the Social Environment from an African-American Perspective, Second Edition acquaints practitioners with the Black experience, and provides the latest innovative methods of working with this diverse population. This edition also offers new insights on evaluating practice initiatives. Experts and scholars explore and interpret individual and group behaviors, the strength and resilience of the black family, the stresses and problems affecting children, the significant problem of the affects of colorism, the self-esteem and identity issues of biracial children, violence in the criminal justice system, the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the stress and behaviors resulting from belonging to the armed services, and other behavior stemming from progression through the life cycle. Chapters include charts and tables of data, extensive references, and study questions for deeper study for students.Topics in Human Behavior in the Social Environment from an African-American Perspective, Second Edition include: the importance of the consideration of the black experience in analyzing black behavior behavior as a response to a hostile social system the black church’s role in leading African-Americans resiliency perspective as a positive force the use of strength behaviors for socialization and survival strategies to strengthen roles of fathers in African-American families military culture as a microcosm of the wider society the psychological effects of skin color on self-esteem the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and its effects refreshing social work practice to better meet the needs of African-American girls examination of a study on the help-seeking behaviors of young African-American males empirically based creative intervention strategies to alleviate black-on-black crime analysis of street gang behaviors with a program to address it influences of hip hop culture strategies to lessen substance abuse in children practices that help assist administrators and social workers to lessen school violenceHuman Behavior in the Social Environment from an African-American Perspective, Second Edition is a supplementary text that is valuable for undergraduate and graduate students, human service practitioners, mental health and medical counselors, policymakers, school officials, and criminal justice personnel.
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