Unformatted text preview: contemporary issues: person should have knowledge of cultural concerns, etc., before acting within/toward Applications to Practice • acknowledge cultural differences • persons both cultures should be flexible • eval. available support systems w/in culture • effectiveness requires invitation from culture • agency should have staff or resources that reflects clients’ cultures Critical Analysis classic theories • emphasize dysfunction (majority behavior and deviant behavior) • lack of attention to psych processes • adaptation expected but process is not outlined current theories dual perspective • systems theory • conflict theory • symbolic interaction (replacing things/ideas with signs, e.g. crosses, stopsigns) • Erikson’s developmental theory...
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, marginality, Temporary Marginality stress, Ramsey inter-group competence, dissonance false sense