The Self in Social Perspective

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Jerry M. Suls
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1993 - Psychology - 236 pages
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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-enhancement

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Contents

Feeling is Believing
27
Theory Measurement and Research
59
The Self and Definitions of Social Concepts
99
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