Author(s): Louise Harms
Provides an understanding of the social ecology of human behaviour and adaptation, examining the role of social networks in building social capital, adaptation in traumatic situations, risk and resilience in the face of adversity, and the influences of gender, culture and social class. Author from University of Melbourne.
PART 1: A CONCEPTUAL OVERVIEW; 1. A Multidimensional Approach; PART 2: THE CRITICAL CONTEXTS OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT; 2. Relational and Social Dimensions; 3. Structural and Cultural Dimensions; PART 3: ADAPTATION FOLLOWING SPECIFIC LIFE EVENTS AND EXPERIENCES; 4. Coping with Stress; 5. Coping with Trauma; 6. Coping with Loss; PART 4: DEVELOPMENT AND ADAPTATION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN; 7. Infancy; 8. Early childhood; 9. Middle childhood; 10. Adolescence; 11. Early adulthood; 12. Middle adulthood; 13. Late adulthood; PART 5: DRAWING THE THEMES TOGETHERS; 14. Reviewing a Multidimensional Approach