Psychological Perspectives on the Self: Volume 4

Psychological Perspectives on the Self: Volume 4 : The Self in Social Perspective

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The primary aim of this volume is to present the most recent advances in the psychological study of the self with a special emphasis on the factors that contribute to self-concept and self-esteem. This volume offers the following features: * state-of-the-art testimonies of important new research programs on the self * valuable reviews and literature on measurement of self-concept * analysis of sociocultural influences on self -- an understudied topic until recently * new theory on the origins of self-enhancementshow more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13.46mm | 458g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138984108
  • 9781138984103

Table of contents

Contents: Preface. R.B. Felson, The (Somewhat) Social Self: How Others Affect Self-Appraisals. J.D. Brown, Self-Esteem and Self-Evaluation: Feeling Is Believing. H.W. Marsh, Academic Self-Concept: Theory, Meaurement, and Research. D. Dunning, Words to Live By: The Self and Definitions of Social Concepts and Categories. M.R. Leary, The Interplay of Private Self-Processes and Interpersonal Factors in Self-Presentation. B.R. Little, Personal Projects and the Distributed Self: Aspects of a Conative Psychology. D. Oyserman, H.R. Markus, The Sociocultural more