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    DescriptionThis important Handbook provides a comprehensive, authoritative review of achievement motivation and establishes the concept of competence as an organizing framework for the field. The editors synthesize diverse perspectives on why and how individuals are motivated in school, work, sports, and other settings. Written by leading investigators, chapters reexamine central constructs in achievement motivation; explore the impact of developmental, contextual, and sociocultural factors; and analyze the role of self-regulatory processes. Focusing on the ways in which achievement is motivated by the desire to experience competence and avoid experiencing incompetence, the volume integrates disparate theories and findings and sets forth a coherent agenda for future research.


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    Title
    Handbook of Competence and Motivation
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Carol S. Dweck, Edited by Andrew J. Elliot, Foreword by Martin V. Covington
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 704
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 262 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,089 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781593856069
    ISBN 10: 1593856067
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PSY
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: IN
    B&T General Subject: 670
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    LC classification: HM
    Libri: I-IN
    BISAC V2.8: PSY031000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25340
    DC22: 153.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 24
    B&T Approval Code: A11330000
    Abridged Dewey: 302
    DC21: 153.8
    BISAC V2.8: PSY023000
    BIC subject category V2: JMRP
    B&T Approval Code: A11203600
    BISAC V2.8: EDU009000, SEL021000
    Thema V1.0: JMR, JMH
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    Guilford Publications
    Imprint name
    Guilford Publications
    Publication date
    09 August 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Edited by Andrew J. Elliot, PhD, Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA and Carol S. Dweck, PhD, Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Review quote
    "Without question, this handbook represents a landmark effort! It is a timely contribution to the study of motivation, the development of competence, and the nature and causes of achievement... It is sure to prompt and profoundly shape future research in the area." - Martin L. Maehr, PhD, Department of Psychology and School of Education, University of Michigan , USA "The editors have done an admirable job in pulling together diverse strands of work under a coherent conceptual umbrella, providing an illuminating historical and contemporary perspective on an aspect of the human psyche that constitutes a major force in 'making the world go round." - Arie W. Kruglanski, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland-College Park, USA "This magnificent review and analysis of every aspect of achievement motivation brings together the work of widely recognized experts. The Handbook is an incredible resource for anyone interested in motivation." - Deborah J. Stipek, PhD, Stanford University School of Education, USA "Each contributor is able to present his or her area of expertise, while at the same time making it clear why competence is important to that area... A wonderful text for either an advanced seminar or a graduate course dedicated to the topic of motivation." - APA PsycCRITIQUES
    Table of contents
    Part 1. Introduction. A.J. Elliot, C.S. Dweck, Competence and Motivation: Competence as the Core of Achievement Motivation. Part 2. Central Constructs. R.J. Sternberg, Intelligence, Competence, and Expertise. O.C. Schultheiss, J.C. Brunstein, An Implicit Motive Perspective on Competence. A.J. Elliot, A Conceptual History of the Achievement Goal Construct. B. Weiner, Motivation from an Attributional Perspective and the Social Psychology of Perceived Competence. D.H. Schunk, F. Pajares, Competence Perceptions and Academic Functioning. J.S. Eccles, Subjective Task Value and the Eccles et al. Model of Achievement-Related Choices. C.S. Dweck, D.C. Molden, Self-Theories: Their Impact on Competence Motivation and Acquisition. M. Zeidner, G. Matthews, Evaluation Anxiety: Current Theory and Research. Part 3. Developmental Issues. M.K. Rothbart, J. Hwang, Temperament and the Development of Competence and Motivation. M. Lewis, M.W. Sullivan, The Development of Self-Conscious Emotions. R. Butler, Competence Assessment, Competence, and Motivation between Early and Middle Childhood. A. Wigfield, A.L. Wagner, Competence, Motivation, and Identity Development during Adolescence. J. Heckhausen, Competence and Motivation in Adulthood and Old Age: Making the Most of Changing Capacities and Resources. Part 4. Contextual Influences. E.M. Pomerantz, W.S. Grolnick, C.E. Price, The Role of Parents in How Children Approach Achievement: A Dynamic Process Perspective. K.R. Wentzel, Peer Relationships, Motivation, and Academic Performance at School. T. Urdan, J.C. Turner, Competence Motivation in the Classroom. J.L. Duda, Motivation in Sport: The Relevance of Competence and Achievement Goals. R. Kanfer, P.L. Ackerman, Work Competence: A Person-Oriented Perspective. R.M. Ryan, K.W. Brown, Legislating Competence: High-Stakes Testing Policies and Their Relations with Psychological Theories and Research. Part 5. Demographics and Culture. J.S. Hyde, A.M. Durik, Gender, Competence, and Motivation. S. Graham, C. Hudley, Race and Ethnicity in the Study of Motivation and Competence. J. Brooks-Gunn, M.R. Linver, R.C. Fauth, Children's Competence and Socioeconomic Status in the Family and Neighborhood. J. Aronson, C.M. Steele, Stereotypes and the Fragility of Academic Competence, Motivation, and Self-Concept. V.C. Plaut, H.R. Markus, The "Inside" Story: A Cultural-Historical Analysis of Being Smart and Motivated, American Style. C.Y. Chiu, Y.Y. Hong, Cultural Competence: Dynamic Processes. Part 6. Self-Regulatory Processes. B.J. Zimmerman, A. Kitsantas, The Hidden Dimension of Personal Competence: Self-Regulated Learning and Practice. C.S. Carver, M.F. Scheier, Engagement, Disengagement, Coping, and Catastrophe. F. Rhodewalt, K.D. Vohs, Defensive Strategies, Motivation, and the Self: A Self-Regulatory Process View. L. Wheeler, J. Suls, Social Comparison and Self-Evaluations of Competence. E.L. Deci, A.C. Moller, The Concept of Competence: A Starting Place for Understanding Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determined Extrinsic Motivation. M. Csikszentmihalyi, S. Abuhamdeh, J. Nakamura, Flow. M.A. Runco, Motivation, Competence, and Creativity. P.M. Gollwitzer, J.A. Bargh, Automaticity in Goal Pursuit. G. Oettingen, M. Hagenah, Fantasies and the Self-Regulation of Competence.