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Key Concepts in chapter 2 theories (Robbins) Robbins, S.P., Chatterriee, P., & Canda, E.P.(2006).  Contemporary human behavior theory (2 nd  edition) Belmont, CA.: Thompson, Brooks/Cole. 5 theories    1. structural functionalism    2. ecological approach    3. dynamic systems    4. deep ecology    5. ecofeminism These theories are similar in that they advocate a holistic/interrelated view, but they place  emphasis on different areas, for example: anthropocentric  (functionalism, ecological, systems) vs.  ecocentric  (deep ecology,  ecofeminism) social system maintenance  (functionalism) vs.  creative development
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Unformatted text preview: (dynamic systems) • emphasis on different system levels o micro (ecological approach, dynamic systems, deep ecology) o meso (ecological approach, dynamic systems, deep ecology) o macro (ecological approach, dynamic systems, structural functionalism, deep ecology) some are applicable to all system levels: ecological approach dynamic systems broadest scope (subatomic-universe): dynamic systems deep ecology Robbins focuses on parts of these theories only as they relate to human behavior. structural functionalism ecological approach dynamic systems deep ecology ecofeminism...
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