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Self-Concept - John Hattie

Hardcover Published: 1st November 1991
ISBN: 9780898596298
Number Of Pages: 318

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The aim of this book is to discuss the notions of self-concept, self-esteem, and related terms from an educational and psychological perspective. Specifically, this book is concerned with developing a model of self-concept -- and corollaries to this model -- that assesses the dimensionality of self-concept, reviews tests of self-concept, discusses the relationship between self- concept and other variables (particularly achievement), describes the development of self-concept, and evaluates programs to enhance self-concept. Throughout this volume, emphasis is placed on ordering the many studies using recent methodological advances such as meta-analysis and the analysis of covariance structures. After detailing a conceptual model of self-concept, the book offers various experimental and statistical discussions of the model. Unlike many other models, the claim is not that this model is the correct one but that it may serve as a useful "coathanger" until a better one is devised.

Prefacep. vii
The Bases of a Theoryp. 1
A Historical Perspectivep. 10
A Theory of Self-Conceptp. 36
The Dimensionality of Self-Conceptp. 58
Corollaries of the Facet Modelp. 94
Development of Self-Conceptp. 118
Measures of Self-Conceptp. 140
Correlates of Self-Conceptp. 176
Self-Concept and Achievementp. 200
Enhancing Self-Conceptp. 221
Concluding Commentsp. 241
Referencesp. 257
Author Indexp. 293
Subject Indexp. 304
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ISBN: 9780898596298
ISBN-10: 0898596297
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 318
Published: 1st November 1991
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.44 x 15.55  x 2.52
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1

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