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Efficacy, Agency, and Self-Esteem

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Part of the book series: The Springer Series in Social Clinical Psychology (SSSC)

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Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Introduction

      • Michael H. Kernis
      Pages 1-5
  3. Intrapersonal Dynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7
    2. Human Autonomy

      • Edward L. Deci, Richard M. Ryan
      Pages 31-49
    3. Not All High (or Low) Self-Esteem People Are the Same

      • Keegan D. Greenier, Michael H. Kernis, Stefanie B. Waschull
      Pages 51-71
    4. Toward a Dual-Motive Depth Psychology of Self and Social Behavior

      • Jeff Greenberg, Tom Pyszczynski, Sheldon Solomon
      Pages 73-99
    5. The Evaluative Organization of Self-Knowledge

      • Carolin J. Showers
      Pages 101-120
  4. Interpersonal / Contextual Concerns

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121
    2. Interpersonal Functions of the Self-Esteem Motive

      • Mark R. Leary, Deborah L. Downs
      Pages 123-144
    3. Self-Esteem and the Extended Self-Evaluation Maintenance Model

      • Steven R. H. Beach, Abraham Tesser
      Pages 145-170
    4. Overcoming a Lack of Self-Assurance in an Achievement Domain

      • Robert E. Harlow, Nancy Cantor
      Pages 171-195
    5. Implicit Theories of Intelligence

      • Ying-yi Hong, Chi-yue Chiu, Carol S. Dweck
      Pages 197-216
    6. Need for Control and Self-Esteem

      • Jerry M. Burger
      Pages 217-233
  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 235-235
    2. Efficacy, Agency, and Self-Esteem

      • Michael H. Kernis
      Pages 237-253
  6. Back Matter

    Pages 255-257

About this book

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. Articles -contributed by prominent researchers- contain substantial new theoretical and empirical research that focuses on a wide range of personality and motivational phenomena. In addition, this volume promotes new directions for future research.

Keywords

  • Evaluation
  • Motivation
  • autonomy
  • intelligence
  • personality
  • psychology
  • well-being

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Georgia, Athens, USA

    Michael H. Kernis

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