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Efficacy, Agency, and Self-Esteem : The Springer Series in Social Clinical Psychology - Michael H. Kernis

Efficacy, Agency, and Self-Esteem

The Springer Series in Social Clinical Psychology

By: Michael H. Kernis (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st March 1995
ISBN: 9780306449345
Number Of Pages: 258

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Challenging current notions in self-esteem literature, this volume offers new insights into efficacy, agency, and self-esteem as well as the influence of these constructs on psychological well-being. The contributions by prominent researchers contain substantial new theoretical and empirical research that focuses on a wide range of personality and motivational phenomena.

Introductionp. 1
Is the Self Motivated To Do More Than Enhance and/or Verify Itself?p. 9
Human Autonomy: The Basis for True Self-Esteemp. 31
Not All High (or Low) Self-Esteem People Are the Same: Theory and Research on Stability of Self-Esteemp. 51
Toward a Dual-Motive Depth Psychology of Self and Social Behaviorp. 73
The Evaluative Organization of Self-Knowledge: Origins, Process, and Implications for Self-Esteemp. 101
Interpersonal Functions of the Self-Esteem Motive: The Self-Esteem System as a Sociometerp. 123
Self-Esteem and the Extended Self-Evaluation Maintenance Model: The Self in Social Contextp. 145
Overcoming a Lack of Self-Assurance in an Achievement Domain: Creating Agency in Daily Lifep. 171
Implicit Theories of Intelligence: Reconsidering the Role of Confidence in Achievement Motivationp. 197
Need for Control and Self-Esteem: Two Routes to a High Desire for Controlp. 217
Efficacy, Agency, and Self-Esteem: Emerging Themes and Future Directionsp. 237
Indexp. 255
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ISBN: 9780306449345
ISBN-10: 030644934X
Series: The Springer Series in Social Clinical Psychology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 258
Published: 31st March 1995
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.26