Motivational Science: Social and Personality Perspectives
Edward Tory Higgins, Arie W. Kruglanski
Psychology Press, 2000 - Psychology - 454 pages
The reader begins with an original paper by the editors that introduces the social-personality perspective on motivational science and provides an integrated review of empirical and theoretical contributions. Major issues in motivational science are identified that form the basis for the organization of the book. Each section of the book also has a brief introduction, suggested additional readings, and questions for discussion.
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