This text provides an integrative survey of the burgeoning social-psychological literature on the self. By way of an introduction, the authors establish the intellectual climate that gave rise to contemporary perspectives on the self and integrate early and more recent research on the structure of the self. The core of the text surveys the literatu
Table of Contents
Preface -- Selfhood -- The Self-System -- Identity -- Self-Concept -- Self-Esteem -- Self-Enhancement -- Other Self-Motives -- Self-Regulation and Agency -- Afterword
Rick H. Hoyle, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 5, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics, and 9, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues) and a Fellow and Charter Member of the Association for Psychological Science. Dr. Hoyle has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Personality, and Self and Identity and Editor of Journal of Social Issues. Among his book projects are, Selfhood: Identity, Esteem, Regulation (co-authored with Michael Kernis, Mark Leary, and Mark Baldwin) and the Handbook of Individual Differences in Social Behavior (co-edited with Mark Leary).