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Self-Theories Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development

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ISBN-10: 1841690244

ISBN-13: 9781841690247

Edition: 1999

Authors: Carol S. Dweck

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This book sheds light on how people work-why sometimes they function well and sometimes they behave in ways that are self-defeating or destructive. Toward this end, Carol Dweck presents her groundbreaking research on adaptive and maladaptive cognitive-motivational patterns, showing: how these patterns originate in people's self-theories; their consequences for the person-for achievement, social relationships, and emotional well-being; their consequences for society, from issues of human potential to stereotyping and intergroup relations; the experiences that create them. Throughout, Dweck shows how examining people's self-theories illuminates basic issues of human motivation, social…    
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List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 1/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 212
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Andrew J. Elliot, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Rochester, and is currently an associate editor of thePersonality and Social Psychology Bulletinand a section editor ofSocial and Personality Psychology Compass.Dr. Elliot has published approximately 100 scholarly works, has received research grants from public and private agencies, and has been awarded four different early- and mid-career awards for his research contributions. His research areas include achievement and affiliation motivation; approach-avoidance motivation; personal goals; subjective well-being; and parental, teacher, and cultural influences on motivation and self-regulation. nbsp; Carol S. Dweck, PhD,…    

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