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Dimensions of Human Behavior

Dimensions of Human Behavior
The Changing Life Course

Seventh Edition
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Human Development

October 2023 | 784 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Dimensions of Human Behavior: The Changing Life Course presents a current and comprehensive examination of human behavior across time using a multidimensional framework. Authors Elizabeth D. Hutchison and Leanne Wood Charlesworth explore both the predictable and unpredictable changes that can affect human behavior through all the major developmental stages of the life course, from conception to very late adulthood. Aligned with the 2022 curriculum guidelines set forth by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the updated Seventh Edition offers fresh insights into concepts like gender and anti-racism, how intergenerational experiences influence development, and recent research and conceptual frameworks.

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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


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