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The Coherence of Personality

Social-Cognitive Bases of Consistency, Variability, and Organization

Edited by Daniel Cervone and Yuichi Shoda

March 29, 1999
ISBN 9781572304369
Price: $67.00 $50.25
413 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"

I. Introduction

1. Social-Cognitive Theories and the Coherence of Personality, Cervone and Shoda

II. Knowledge Structures and Encoding Processes as a Source of Coherence

2. Dispositions and Coherence in a Cognitive-Affective Processing System (CAPS) Theory of Personality, Mischel

3. Persons and Situations: Separate Variables or Variability in General Principles?, Higgins

4. Personality Development from the Bottom Up, Zelli and Dodge

5. Relational Schemas: Research into Social Cognitive Aspects of Interpersonal Experience, Baldwin

6. Behavioral Expressions of a Personality System: Generation and Perception of Behavioral Signatures, Shoda

III. Self Processes and Personal Agency as a Basis of Personality Coherence

7. Social Cognitive Theory of Personality, Bandura

8. Yin and Yang of the Japanese Self: The Cultural Psychology of Personality Coherence, Kitayama and Markus

9. Bottom-Up Explanation in Personality Psychology: The Case of Cross-Situational Coherence, Cervone

IV. Goals and Life Tasks as a Source of Personality Coherence

10. A Goal Analysis of Personality and Personality Coherence, Grant and Dweck

11. A Life Task Perspective on Personality Coherence: Stability versus Change in Tasks, Goals, Strategies, and Outcomes, Sanderson and Cantor


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