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What is a system?
A system is composed of interacting units and each of those units is part of a larger whole.
units, larger whole
What is a Holon?
Holon is the interaction between the internal and external part of an individual.
interactions
What is Micro?
Micro is the individual level of a system.
level
What is Macro?
Macro is the social and institutional level of a system.
level
What is Meso?
Meso is the group, family, and community level of a system.
level
Talcott Parsons believed what?
Parsons believed that an individual's behaviors are influenced by the larger society.
behaviors
What is a boundary?
A boundary is when one system interacts with another system or a part of a system and its environment.
system interactions
What is entropy?
Carter and Webb believe that entropy is the tendancy of a system to move towards and unorganized state with a decrease in energy and interactions.
disorganized
What is synergy?
Synergy is the oppostie of entropy and is when a spark of occurs in a system to create more energy.
create energy
What is accomodation?
Accomodation is when a system makes the changes to adapt.
make changes
What is a assimilation?
Assimilation is when the system changes just enough to maintain itself.
just enough
What is a assesment?
When you assess something you look at the problem and situation, and you define and analyze it.
define and analyze
What is adaptation?
Adaptation is the capacity of a system to adapt to surrounding environmental changes.
changes
What does reciprical mean?
Reciprical is the act of giving and taking, back and forth, in a social environment.
act of
Define social environment.
Social environment is anything that affects how people interact with others, and affects peoples goal, values, and beliefs.
interact with others
RPCCI
Request and obtain info
Planning for future
Controlling emotions
Controlling gratification
Identifying problems and solutions
NDASAL
Nutrition
Drugs and Medication
Alcohol
Smoking
Age
Low Income, socioeconomic class
DSTEIA
Definition
Social Environment
Transactions
Energy
Interface
Adaptation