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The social psychology of motivation

Jason Plaks

The social psychology of motivation

by Jason Plaks

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Social psychology,
  • Motivation (Psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [342]-381)and index.

    Statementedited by Jason Plaks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM1201 .S63 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 396 p. :
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25009382M
    ISBN 100195431855
    ISBN 109780195431858
    LC Control Number2010484423
    OCLC/WorldCa655650862

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    The book fills a niche of both applied and practical relevance, strongly emphasizing theory and integration of different perspectives in social psychology. Given the broad interest in inequality within the social sciences, the book will be accessible to sociologists and political scientists as well as social, organizational, and developmental. Motivation is an internal process that makes a person move toward a goal. Motivation, like intelligence, can’t be directly observed. Instead, motivation can only be inferred by noting a person’s behavior. Researchers have proposed theories that try to explain human motivation.


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