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Examines the conditions under which motives to achieve are fostered in children. The papers included in this volume reflect the major traditions of research in the field and bring together a set of studies for achieving a better understanding of the ways in which achievement-related personality characteristics develop and function in evaluative or competitive situations.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. i-ii
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. iii-iv
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Chapter 1. Introduction
  2. Charles P. Smith
  3. pp. 1-10
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  1. Chapter 2. Sex Differences in Expectancy of Intellectual and Academic Reinforcement
  2. Virginia C. Crandall
  3. pp. 11-45
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  1. Chapter 3. Social Comparison and the Development of Achievement Motivation
  2. Joseph Veroff
  3. pp. 46-101
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  1. Chapter 4. The Origin and Expression of Achievement-Related Motives in Children
  2. Charles P. Smith
  3. pp. 102-150
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  1. Chapter 5. The Assessment of Achievement Anxieties in Children
  2. Sheila C. Feld and Judith Lewis
  3. pp. 151-199
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  1. Chapter 6. Comments on Papers by Crandall and Veroff
  2. John W. Atkinson
  3. pp. 200-206
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  1. Chapter 7. Comments on Papers by Smith and by Feld and Lewis
  2. Seymour B. Sarason
  3. pp. 207-212
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  1. Chapter 8. Comments on All Papers
  2. Howard A. Moss
  3. pp. 213-219
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  1. Chapter 9. Conclusion
  2. Charles P. Smith
  3. pp. 220-247
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 248-258
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 259-263
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781610446938
Print ISBN
9780871548115
MARC Record
OCLC
922324707
Pages
271
Launched on MUSE
2016-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
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