The Resource Self-esteem and positive psychology : research, theory, and practice, Christopher J. Mruk

Self-esteem and positive psychology : research, theory, and practice, Christopher J. Mruk

Label
Self-esteem and positive psychology : research, theory, and practice
Title
Self-esteem and positive psychology
Title remainder
research, theory, and practice
Statement of responsibility
Christopher J. Mruk
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Praise for the Previous Edition:. ""This book attempts to clarify misunderstandings about self-esteem and offer a rationale for the legitimacy of including the construct as an important variable for mental health The author writes fluently and clearly. He is also considerate in his explanations by organizing chapters appropriately so that his narrative follows well-articulated empirical findings. "".-PsycCritiques. ""Why another book on self-esteem? As Mruk points out to begin his own, there are already 7,337 articles and books on this topic. What Mruk also makes clear early on is just how li
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
155.2
Index
index present
LC call number
BF697.5.S46 M78 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Self-esteem and positive psychology : research, theory, and practice, Christopher J. Mruk
Publication
Note
Harter's Developmental Approach
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: The Crucial Issue of Defining Self-Esteem; The Importance of Defining Self-Esteem; The Major Definitions; Self-Esteem as Competence; Self-Esteem as Worthiness; Self-Esteem as Competence and Worthiness; The Original Definition of Self-Esteem and Self-Esteem in Everyday Life; An Existentially Based Two-Factor Definition of Self-Esteem; Chapter 2: Self-Esteem Research Problems and Issues; The Major Paradoxes of Self-Esteem; Is the Function of Self-Esteem to Maintain the Self or to Expand It?
  • Competence and Worthiness as the Two Basic Sources of Self-EsteemThe Paradoxes Revisited; The Function of Self-Esteem Is to Maintain and to Expand the Self; Self-Esteem as Traits and States: Basic Types and Levels; Self-Esteem as a Developmental Product and Process; The "Self" in Self-Esteem is Both Psychological and Sociological; Self-Esteem as a Variable?; Practical Research Findings: Enhancing Self-Esteem; Assessing and Measuring Self-Esteem; Findings Concerning Enhancing Self-Esteem; Chapter 4: Major Self-Esteem Theories and Programs; General Perspectives on Self-Esteem
  • Integrated DescriptionThe Question of Validity and Self-Esteem Research; Chapter 3: Major Self-Esteem Research Findings; Parental Factors Affecting Self-Esteem; Genetic Predispositions; Parental Support (Involvement); Self-Esteem and Values; Social Values; Self-Values; Self-Esteem and Social Factors; Gender and Self-Esteem; Racial, Ethnic, and Economic Factors Affecting Self-Esteem; Self-Esteem in Relationships; Culture and Self-Esteem; The Sources of Self-Esteem; Acceptance Versus Rejection; Virtue Versus Guilt; Influence Versus Powerlessness; Achievements Versus Failures
  • Is Self-Esteem a Trait or a State?Is Self-Esteem a Developmental Product or a Process?; Is Self-Esteem Primarily a Psychological or Sociological Phenomenon?; Is Self-Esteem an Independent Variable or a Dependent Variable?; Problems Associated with Assessing Self-Esteem; Special Problems Generated by Studying Self-Esteem Scientifically; Introspection; Case Study; The Interview Method; Observational Methods; Correlational Method; Experimental Research; The Problem of Scientific Paradigms and Researching Self-Esteem; Phenomenological Methods; Methodological Advances in Researching Self-Esteem
  • The Jamesian TraditionThe Social Learning Tradition; The Humanistic Tradition; Major Contemporary Empirically Based Theories of Self-Esteem; Epstein's Cognitive Experiential Self-Theory; Harter's Developmental Approach; An Existential View: Terror Management Theory; The Evolutionary Approach: Sociometer Theory; Summary of Findings About Theories; Major Self-Esteem Enhancement Programs; Frey and Carlock: Eclectic Variations on a Humanistic Theme; Increasing Self-Esteem Behaviorally: Pope, McHale, and Craighead; Bednar, Wells, and Peterson: Enhancing Self-Esteem Cognitively
Control code
ocn831118668
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed
Extent
1 online resource (309 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826108999
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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.b28605305
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)831118668
  • pebco0826108997

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