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The Individual, the Family, and Social Good 1994: Volume 42: Personal Fulfillment in Times of Changes : Nebraska Symposium on Motivation : Papers (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 0803231857 / ISBN 13: 9780803231856
Edité par University of Nebraska Press, United States, 1995
Neuf(s) Etat : New Couverture rigide
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Language: English . Brand New Book. The question of whether personal gratification is compatible with social good is one of the fundamental problems of motivation. The family, an institution that has undergone extraordinary change in the last generation, is perhaps the most profound context in which to consider this issue. This volume is tinged with prophetic concern about the state of contemporary family life and about the (un)likelihood of reconciling individual family members interests with those of the family as a whole. The nine contributors backgrounds are diverse-anthropology, economics, law, and clinical, community, developmental, and social psychology-and their positions on the nature of motivation in families vary widely. Their views are often disquieting and sometimes conflicting as they offer provocative analyses of divorce, family violence, political transitions, and concerns of both Western and non-Western cultures. N° de réf. du libraire AAC9780803231856

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Titre : The Individual, the Family, and Social Good ...

Éditeur : University of Nebraska Press, United States

Date d'édition : 1995

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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The question of whether personal gratification is compatible with social good is one of the fundamental problems of motivation. The family, an institution that has undergone extraordinary change in the last generation, is perhaps the most profound context in which to consider this issue. This volume is tinged with prophetic concern about the state of contemporary family life and about the (un)likelihood of reconciling individual family members’ interests with those of the family as a whole. The nine contributors’ backgrounds are diverse—anthropology, economics, law, and clinical, community, developmental, and social psychology—and their positions on the nature of motivation in families vary widely. Their views are often disquieting and sometimes conflicting as they offer provocative analyses of divorce, family violence, political transitions, and concerns of both Western and non-Western cultures.

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This volume of the Nebraska Symposium on Motivation is unusual. The backgrounds of the authors are more diverse than ever before- approached only by the symposium Gary B. Melton organized about a decade ago in observance of the 10th anniversary of the Law/Psychology Program (Melton, 1985). The authors are drawn from anthropology, economics, law, and several subdisciplines of psychology.

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