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Uniqueness : the Human Pursuit of Difference

Author: C R Snyder; Howard L Fromkin
Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 1980.
Series: Perspectives in Social Psychology, A Series of Texts and Monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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My Red Shirt and Me The red shirt incident begins with a rather ordinary red shirt. Not a brightly colored red shirt, not a dramatic cherry or firehouse red, more like a faded burgundy. But, for several days, my very iden­ tity was bound up in its redness. It was me, and I wore it with the pride a matador takes in his splendid cape, a hero in his medals of bravery, or a nun in her religious habit. I'll never forget  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C R Snyder; Howard L Fromkin
ISBN: 9781468436594 1468436597
OCLC Number: 851820195
Description: 1 online resource (252 pages).
Contents: I: A Case for Uniqueness --
1 Literary Precedents for Uniqueness --
II: Need for Uniqueness: Theory and Research --
2 Do Birds of a Feather Always Flock Together? --
3 Theory of Uniqueness --
4 Corollaries of Uniqueness Theory: The Nature of the Comparison Other Persons --
5 Individual Differences in Need for Uniqueness --
III: Uniqueness Attributes 103 --
6 Commodities as Uniqueness Attributes --
7 Names as Uniqueness Attributes --
8 Attitudes and Beliefs as Uniqueness Attributes --
9 Performance as Uniqueness-Motivated Behavior --
IV: Uniqueness Seeking in Perspective --
10 Deindividuation: Loss of Uniqueness --
11 Individuation: The Pursuit of Difference.
Series Title: Perspectives in Social Psychology, A Series of Texts and Monographs.
Responsibility: by C.R. Snyder, Howard L. Fromkin.

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My Red Shirt and Me The red shirt incident begins with a rather ordinary red shirt. Not a brightly colored red shirt, not a dramatic cherry or firehouse red, more like a faded burgundy.  Read more...

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