1st Edition

Personal Relationships Their Structures and Processes

By Harold H. Kelley Copyright 1982
    198 Pages
    by Psychology Press

    First published in 1982. This book summarizes certain concepts and evidence regarding the nature of close personal relationships. Its purpose is to suggest how such relationships are to be conceptualized for scientific analysis. What are the essential properties of a personal relationship? What are its necessary defining structures and processes? The material presented herein represents what Kelley has thought and learned about the social psychology of close relationships.

    Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 The Structure of Outcome Interdependence; Chapter 3 The Transformation of Motivation; Chapter 4 The Attribution and Manifestation of Interpersonal Dispositions; Chapter 5 A Levels-of-Interdependence Model of the Personal Relationship; Chapter 6 Concluding Remarks;


    HAROLD H. KELLEY University of California, Los Angeles.