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Motivation, Consciousness and Self-Regulation $87.00
Editors: Dmitry A. Leontiev (Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia)
Book Description:
The first part of this book is devoted to the old problem of fundamental motivations that can hardly be approached in another way, other than theoretically. The second part of the book is devoted to new or rather marginal concepts that seem capable to enrich general models of motivational processes. Part three of the book deals with the issues of self-regulation and self-determination; in the last two decades the problems of motivation can be hardly dealt with without touching these issues. The focus of the last part of the book is cultural context and cultural mediation of motivation. This book was planned not as a collection of discoveries to be considered, but rather as a collection of nontrivial views that may turn helpful for making a better sense of the discoveries actually made. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Reemerging Perspective for the Psychology of Motivation
(Dimitry A. Leontiev, Moscow State University, Russia)

1. New Look at Fundamental Motivations

From Drive To Need and Further: What is human motivation about?
(Dmitry A. Leontiev)

The Existential Fundamental Motivations Structuring the Motivational Process
(Alfried Längle, Society for Logotherapy and Existential Analysis, Vienna, Austria)

2. Enriching Explanatory Models of Motivation

Motivation, Future Time Perspective, and Vocational Planning Behavior
(Maria Paula Paixão, Manuel Viegas Abreu, Willy Lens, University of Coimbra, Portugal, and others)

Personal meaning as the basis of motivational processes
(Dmitry A. Leontiev, Moscow State University, Russia)

Motivational competence: the joint effect of implicit and explicit motives on self-regulation and Flow Experience
Falko Rheinberg, Stefan Engeser, University of Potsdam, Germany, and others)

3. Regulation and Self-Determined Action

Why we do what we do: The Variety of Human Regulations
(Dmitry A. Leontiev, Moscow State University, Russia)

The Motivational Nature of Good Living: What is Human Autonomy and Why is it Good for People and Societies?
(Valery Chirkov, University of Saskatchewan, Canada)

Hardiness as the Existential Courage to Turn Stresses Into Growth Opportunities
(Salvatore R. Maddi, University of Irvine, United States)

Personality Determinants of Subjective Well-Being in Old Age:
Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Analyses
(Frank Halisch and Ulrich Geppert, Max Planck Institute for Psychological Research, Muenchen, Germany)

Motivational foundations of learning: implications for the relational educational practice
(Manuel Viegas Abreu and Maria Paula Paixão, University of Coimbra, Portugal)

4. Cultural Mediation of Motivational Processes

Motivational dialogue as the core of self-determination process.
(Catherine Patyayeva, Moscow State University, Russia)

Development of moral foundations of action: the role of the narrative
function of language.
(Eugene Subbotsky, Lancaster University, UK)

Flow experience in the internet-mediated environments
(Alexander E. Voiskounsky, Moscow State University, Moscow)

Index

   Series:
      Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61324-896-6
   Status: AV
  
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