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Action and self-development : theory and research through the life span

Author: Jochen Brandtstädter; Richard M Lerner
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE, ©1999.
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Action is also integrative in the sense of entailing motivational, emotional, and cognitive systems, and this integration too is well represented in the chapters. This volume presents the reader with  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jochen Brandtstädter; Richard M Lerner
ISBN: 0761915435 9780761915430
OCLC Number: 924854032
Description: 540 s
Contents: Introduction - Jochen Brandtstadter and Richard M Lerner Development, Action and IntentionalityPART ONE: DEVELOPMENT AS A PERSONAL AND SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONRevisiting 'Individuals as Producers of Their Development' - Richard M Lerner and Ted Walls From Dynamic Interactionism to Developmental SystemsThe Self in Action and Development - Jochen Brandtstadter Cultural, Biosocial and Ontogenetic Bases of Intentional Self-DevelopmentSelectivity in Lifespan Development - Jutta Heckhausen and Richard Schulz Biological and Societal Canalizations and Individuals' Developmental GoalsFreedom Isn't Free - Dale Dannefer Power, Alienation and the Consequences of ActionThe Dynamic Co-Development of Intentionality, Self and Social Relations - Michael F Mascolo, Kurt W Fischer and Robert NeimeyerPART TWO: DESIGNING PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT GOALS: GOALS, PLANS AND FUTURE SELVESThe Pursuit of Personal Goals - Joachim C Brunstein, Oliver C Schultheiss and Gunter W Maier A Motivational Approach to Well-Being and Life AdjustmentPersonal Projects and Social Ecology - Brian R Little Themes and Variations across the Life-SpanLife Planning - Jacqui Smith Anticipating Future Life Goals and Managing Personal DevelopmentThe Process of Meaning Construction - Ingrid E Josephs, Jaan Valsiner and Seth E Surgan Dissecting the Flow of Semiotic ActivityA Motivational-Volitional Perspective on Identity Development - Peter M Gollwitzer et alFree Fantasies about the Future and the Emergence of Developmental Goals - Gabriele OettingenPART THREE: RESILIENCE AND EFFICACY ACROSS THE LIFE SPANPsychological Control in Later Life - Helene H Fung, Ronald P Abeles and Laura L Carstensen Implications for Life-Span DevelopmentIntentional Self-Development through Adulthood and Later Life - Jochen Brandtstadter, Dirk Wentura and Klaus Rothermund Tenacious Pursuit and Flexible Adjustment of GoalsSuccessful Development and Aging - Alexandra M Freund, Karen Z H Li and Paul B Baltes The Role of Selection, Optimization and Compensation in Successful AgingEmotional Learning and Mechanisms of Intentional Psychological Change - Karen S Quigley and Lisa Feldman BarrettAction Regulation, Coping and Development - Ellen A Skinner
Responsibility: editors: Jochen Brandtstädter and Richard M. Lerner.


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