Perspectives on personality

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Allyn and Bacon, 2004 - Psychology - 614 pages
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"Are you ready for a fresh perspective with Carver/Scheier?"

"The writing style is very comfortable. The Authors present the material at the correct level and in a nice conversational style." - Peter Miene, Winona State University

"Excellent examples throughout the text." ..". Carver/Schier text does a good job of covering the major theoretical perspectives."- Andrea Zevenberger, University of North Dakota

The various perspectives of the field of psychology provide the organizing framework of this successful text: each perspective is presented in two chapters and is introduced by a prologue that describes the assumptions and themes of the perspective. Engaging and very successful, this new edition introduces hundred of new citations; presents the ideas logically and orderly and concludes with a unique Integration chapter that brings the various perspectives in then field together.

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Contents

Defining Personality
3
Perspectives on Personality
10
Methods in the Study of Personality
17
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