Understanding the Self
  • Author : Richard Stevens
  • Release Date : 17 August 1996
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications Limited
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN 13 : UCSC:32106016418490

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Book Description: This authoritative textbook introduces a broad range of theoretical perspectives that treat the self as a central concern of social psychology.

Understanding the Self

Understanding the Self

Author : Richard Stevens
Publisher : SAGE Publications Limited
Genre : Psychology
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This authoritative textbook introduces a broad range of theoretical perspectives that treat the self as a central concern of social psychology....

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