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The Changing Life Course

Seventh Edition
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January 2024 | SAGE Publications, Inc
About Dimensions of Human Behavior: The Changing Life Course, Seventh Edition

Dimensions of Human Behavior: The Changing Life Course presents a current and comprehensive examination of human behavior across time using a multidimensional framework. The Seventh Edition offers fresh insights into concepts like gender and anti-racism, how intergenerational experiences influence development, and recent research and conceptual frameworks.

About Dimensions of Human Behavior - Vantage Learning Platform, Seventh Edition

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Case Studies
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Editors
 
About the Contributors
 
About the Case Study Contributors
Elizabeth D. Hutchison
Chapter 1 • A Life Course Perspective
Marcia Harrigan and Nicole Lynn Lee
Chapter 2 • Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth
Mickey Sperlich and Debra J. Woody
Chapter 3 • Infancy and Toddlerhood
Erin Cole, Debra J. Woody, and David Woody
Chapter 4 • Early Childhood
Leanne Wood Charlesworth and Rebecca Ramnath
Chapter 5 • Middle Childhood
Susan McCarter, Vanessa Drew, Abbe McCarter, and Roger Suclupe
Chapter 6 • Adolescence
Eric N. Waithaka and Holly C. Matto
Chapter 7 • Young Adulthood
Elizabeth D. Hutchison
Chapter 8 • Middle Adulthood
Sarah Rakes, Matthias J. Naleppa, and Kristina M. Hash
Chapter 9 • Late Adulthood
Annemarie Conlon and Dorothea Ivey
Chapter 10 • Very Late Adulthood
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Index

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KEY FEATURES OF DIMENSIONS OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR, SEVENTH EDITION

New to this Edition:
  • Updated research and conceptual frameworks are highlighted in all chapters.
  • Each chapter delves into the effects of Covid-19, as well as topics on social, racial, economic, and environmental justice, along with ADEI.
  • Expanded content includes:
    • Broad spectrum of family types and pregnancy experiences
    • Infant and toddler mental health in the context of caregiving relationships
    • Identity development, with attention to the significance of culture and gender
    • Life course trajectories of transgender, non-binary, and gender diverse individuals
    • The diverse, growing population of older adults within the United States and globally
    • The role of technological innovation and social media across the life span
Key Features:
  • Updated case studies reflect contemporary issues in rich detail and help readers connect theoretical and empirical content to real-life situations social workers face.
  • Critical thinking questions and active learning exercises encourage students to reflect on and engage with the material.
  • Each chapter includes practice principles for applying knowledge about human behavior for engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation.
  • Key terms appear in bold type within chapters and are defined in the Glossary for easy reference.

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