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Urie Bronfenbrenner bioecological theory
The ecological system theory states that development of the human is
largely influenced by various types of systems of the environment. It is a theory that helps us to
understand and comprehend the reason why we may probably behave differently when we
compare our behaviors in the presence of members of our family and the behaviors when we are
in school or at work. It holds that human beings encounter different environments throughout
their lifespan which directly or indirectly influence the behavior in varying degrees (Rosa et al
243). These systems include microsystem, the mesosystem, the ecosystem, the macro system,
and the chronosystem.
This is the direct environment that surrounds an individual’s life. The major
group of people that form part of my microsystem are my members of the family, the friends,
work mates at the job places and the neighbors at my residential apartment. These group of
people get in contact with me daily. It is this set of environments that I experience my direct
social interaction with the social agents. After this set of environments, the theory therefore
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concludes that people are not mere recipients of the experiences or encounters we make while
interacting with these groups of people, instead people contribute to the establishment of such an
This involves that association between the microsystem in a person’s life.
This end that one’s family life experience may be associated with their school experience. For
example, the love of my parents towards and me an...