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Author Dunkel, Curtis
Title Possible Selves : Theory, Research, and Applications
Imprint Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2005
©2006
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Note Intro -- Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data -- Contents -- Preface -- Foreword -- Temporal Comparisons, Identity, and Motivation: The Relation Between Past, Present, and Possible Future Selves -- Abstract -- Past Selves Influence Present Identity -- Future Selves Influence Present Identity -- Past Selves Influence Future Identity -- Temporal Self-Appraisal Theory -- Extending Temporal Self-Appraisal Theory into the Future -- How do People Evaluate Close and Distant Past and Future Selves? -- How do Close and Distant Past and Future Selves Affect Current Identity? -- How do People Perceive the Distance of Past and Future Selves And Events? -- The Impact of Close and Distant Future Selves on Motivation -- The Temporally Extended Self -- References -- The Possible Selves of Diverse Adolescents: Content and Function Across Gender, Race and National Origin -- Abstract -- What Are Possible Selves? -- Possible Selves are the Future-Oriented Component of a Multifaceted Self-Concept -- Possible Selves are Social Constructions -- Possible Selves are Shaped By Social Context -- Why Study Possible Selves of Minority Youth? -- Why Focus on Adolescence? -- How are Possible Selves Measured? -- What do We Know About the Relationship Between Possible Selves and Important Outcomes in Adolescence? -- Possible Selves and Academic Outcomes -- Possible Selves and Delinquent Involvement -- Possible Selves and Health Risk Behaviors -- Gender Differences in Possible Selves -- Self-Esteem -- Sensitivity to Social Context -- Cognitive Development -- Content of Possible Selves Among Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- African American Adolescents -- American Indian Adolescents -- Asian American Adolescents -- Hispanic American/Latino Adolescents -- Concluding Comments -- References -- Possible Selves in Adult Development: Linking Theory and Research
Abstract -- Theoretical Anchors of Possible Selves -- Adult Development and Possible Selves -- Our Conceptualization of Possible Selves -- Possible Selves and Adult Development: A Decade of Research from Our Laboratories -- Microsystemic Influences - Intrapersonal and Self-Directed Influences on Possible Selves -- Possible Selves, Aging, and Health -- Continuity and Change in Possible Selves -- Possible Selves as Markers of Adaptation -- Mesosystemic Influences - Interpersonal Contexts for The Development of Possible Selves -- The Role of Others in Possible Selves -- Exosystemic Influences - Social Norms and Expectations and Possible Selves -- The Role of Social Forces on Possible Selves -- Macrosystem Influences - The Role of Culture in Possible Selves -- Theoretical Advances for Possible Selves Research -- References -- Appendix -- Possible Selves Interview Protocol -- Possible Selves Coding Scheme -- Gender and Possible Selves -- Abstract -- Possible Selves, Gender and Self-Views -- Gender and Possible Selves -- Possible Selves, Gender, and Motivation -- Gender Roles -- Aggression and Delinquency -- Achievement -- Conflict in Gender Roles -- The Applicability of Possible Selves for Males and Females -- Summary -- References -- Possible Selves, Fantasy Distortion, and the Anticipated Life History: Exploring the Role of the Imagination in Social Cognition -- Abstract -- Two Revolutions in the Assessment of the Self -- The Invisible Process of Fantasy and its Role in Development -- The Anticipated Life History: An Alternative Approach to Possible Selves -- ALH 1 - Clinical Scores -- ALH Principal Findings -- Procedure -- Measures -- Fantasy Distortion and the Earliest Memory Results -- Fantasy Distortion and the Earliest Memory Discussion -- References
Identity Health, Stress, and Support: Profiles of Transition to Motherhood Among High Risk Adolescent Girls -- Method -- Procedures -- Respondent Characteristics -- Measures -- Results -- Identifying Profiles of Self-Concept -- Tests Of Differences Across Latent Profile Groups -- Demographic Contrasts Among Groups -- Group Contrasts on Psychosocial and Parenting Need Outcomes -- Dynamic Changes in Self-Concept among Adolescent Mothers -- Discussion -- Diversity among Adolescent Mothers -- Possible Selves in Relation to Psychosocial Functioning -- Effects of Change in Self-Concept over Time -- Implications for Intervention -- Conclusion -- References -- Possible Selves in the Lives of Adult Women: A Short-Term Longitudinal Study -- Abstract -- Socio-Historical Contexts -- Ego-Identity -- Ego-Identity Status and Historical Context -- Ego-Identity and Possible Selves -- Age and Possible Selves -- The Current Study -- Method -- Participants -- Materials -- Procedure -- Results -- Descriptive Data -- Correlations Among Variables. -- Hypothesis 1A: Content of Possible Selves by Age/Cohort -- Hypothesis 1B: Possible Selves Number by Age/Cohort -- Hypothesis 2A: Continuity and Change in Number of Possible Selves -- Hypothesis 2B: Continuity and Change in Content of Possible Selves -- Hypothesis 3: Predicting Changes in Possible Selves Over Time with Ego-Identity -- Discussion -- Hypothesis 1 -- Hypothesis 2 -- Hypothesis 3 -- General Discussion -- Author Note -- References -- Possible Selves as Joint Projects -- Abstract -- Action Theory -- Possible Selves Construction As Joint Action -- Possible Selves Construction as Project -- Methodology -- Rationale -- Data Collection -- Data Analysis -- Maintaining the Rigor of the Analysis -- What this Methodology Might Reveal About Possible Selves -- Clarity -- Malleability -- Temporal Orientation -- Summary
References -- Appendix A, Parent-Adolescent Conversation -- Appendix B, Parent Self-Confrontation -- Appendix C, Adolescent Self-confrontation -- Using Q Methodology to Study Possible Selves -- Abstract -- Q-Set Construction and Administration of the Q-Sort -- Analysis of the Q-Data -- Constructing Composite Sorts -- Past Research Using Q Methodology to Study Possible Selves -- The 99 Item Possible Selves Q-Sort (PSQ-Sort) -- High School Sample -- Applying the Composite Sorts to the Full Sample -- Summary and Conclusions -- References -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Possible Selves Q-set -- Possible Selves as Mechanisms of Change in Therapy -- Abstract -- Objective of the Study -- Possible Selves and Their Theoretical Relationship to Motivation and Change -- Empirical Evidence for the Link Between Possible Selves And Change -- The Possible Selves Model of Change -- The Hypothesized Link Between the Possible Selves Model of Change and Change in Therapy -- The Stages of Change -- Possible Selves and The Stages of Change -- Hypotheses -- Study 1 -- Method -- Participants -- Measures -- Possible Selves -- Stages of Change -- Procedure -- Planned Analyses -- Results -- Within-Group Analyses -- Between-Group Analyses -- Discussion -- Within-Group Analyses -- Between-Group Analyses -- Study 2 -- Method -- Participants -- Measures and Procedure -- Results and Discussion -- General Discussion -- Implications for Clinicians -- Limitations -- Author Note -- References -- Enhancing Student Motivation through the Pursuit of Possible Selves -- Abstract -- The Challenge -- Academic Motivation -- Increasing Academic Motivation -- Developing Possible Selves to Nurture Student Motivation -- The Possible Selves Program -- Research Supporting the Possible Selves Program -- Conclusion -- References -- Possible Selves Questionnaire
Section 1: Individual Strength -- Section 2: Learner -- Section 3: Person -- Section 4: Worker -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Dunkel, Curtis Possible Selves: Theory, Research and Applications Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated,c2005 9781594544316
Subject Self.;Self-perception.;Identity (Psychology)
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Alt Author Kerpelman, Jennifer
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