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Handbook of Self and Identity
The self has emerged as a central construct in many domains of behavioral and social science. This state-of-the-science volume brings together an array of leading authorities to comprehensively review theory and research in this burgeoning area. Coverage includes the content, structure, and organization of the self; processes related to agency, regulation, and self-control ...more
Paperback, 703 pages
Published July 13th 2005 by The Guilford Press
(first published October 18th 2002)
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Es muy difícil sobrevalorar este volumen. El libro reúne más de una treintena de trabajos, escritos por algunos de los mejores investigadores de nuestro tiempo, sobre las cuestiones más interesantes y actuales acerca del tópico del YO y la IDENTIDAD. No se trata solo de los contenidos concretos ni de los hallazgos o las sugerencias, sino que es también un tesoro de referencias a todo un universo de hallazgos empíricos de los últimos cuarenta años de investigación en psicología. Cualquiera que s ...more
Jan 12, 2011 Kathleen rated it really liked it · review of another edition
this collection of review essays on the social psych. understanding of the self was both exhaustive and exhausting. while it is definitely a well-written and important reference book for people doing research on the self--it is a bit soul-crushing in its size. that's not really a flaw of the book. in fact, it's great that there are so many topics covered here by such important people in the field. however, getting through this book was quite a task--one that i am glad is over. ...more
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