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Self-Efficacy in Changing Societies
Bandura, Albert (Edt)
Cambridge University Press / Softcover / 1997-05-01 / 0521586968
Psychology
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352 pages
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Adolescents' beliefs in their personal control affects their psychological well-being and the direction of their lives. Self-Efficacy in Changing Societies analyzes the diverse ways in which beliefs of personal efficacy operate within a network of sociocultural influences to shape life paths. The chapters, written by internationally known experts, cover such concepts as infancy and personal agency, competency through the life span, the role of family, and cross-cultural factors.

Reviews & endorsements

"This volume...captures the spirit of the changing 1990s and comes at just the right time...offers many riches that cannot be found together in any other source. It should be of great interest not only to those concerned with self-efficacy theory and related models but to anyone concerned with how we adapt to social change." Contemporary Psychology

"Albert Bandura is justifiably viewed as the originator of self-efficacy--a construct that now rightfully involves numerous investigators who operate in different areas...Self-Efficacy in Changing Societies is a winner." Norman Garmezy, Professor of Psychology Emeritus, University of Minnesota

"...a valuable resource for researchers and practitioners alike....stands out as a remarkably successful effort at bridging the worlds of theory, research, and applied concerns, and forecasting important directions for future investigations and practice." David L. DuBois, Journal of Adolescence

"...anyone intersted in contemporary applications of self-efficacy theory will find this to be an enormously useful resource." Richard E. Watts, Journal of Cognitive Psycho-theory


Table of Contents

1. Exercise of personal and collective efficacy in changing societies Albert Bandura
2. Life trajectories in changing societies Glen Elder
3. Developmental analysis of control beliefs August Flammer
4. Impact of family processes on self-efficacy Klaus A. Schneewind
5. Cross-cultural perspectives on self-efficacy beliefs Gabriele Oettingen
6. Self-efficacy in educational development Barry Zimmerman
7. Self-efficacy in career choice and development Gail Hackett
8. Self efficacy and health Ralf Schwarzer and Reinhard Fuchs
9. Self-efficacy and alcohol and drug abuse Alan Marlatt, John S. Baer and Lori A. Quigley.

Editor

Albert Bandura, Stanford University, California

Contributors

Albert Bandura, Glen Elder, August Flammer, Klaus A. Schneewind, Gabriele Oettingen, Barry Zimmerman, Gail Hackett, Ralf Schwarzer, Reinhard Fuchs, Alan Marlatt, John S. Baer, Lori A. Quigley, Matthias Jerusalem, Waldemar Mittag

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