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Editors: Curtis Dunkel, Illinois Central College and Jennifer Kerpelman, Auburn University
Book Description:
The concept of possible selves, first brought to life only a short time ago by Hazel Markus and Paula Nurious(1986)has grown into an exciting stream of research. Scholars have examined possible selves with regard to a host of adolescent outcomes, including academic achievement, school persistence, career expectations, self-esteem, delinquency, identity development and altruistic behaviors. Adults' possible selves have been associated with parenthood, physical and mental health, self-esteem, motivation, professional roles, coping and aging. In addition, gender and ethnicity have been addressed in a number of possible selves studies. Educationally, what has been learned about possible selves offers a unique and viable approach to helping adolescents learn ways to identify and work toward attainable self-goals in the academic and career domains. "Possible Selves: Theory, Research and Application" represents a sample of the current research being conducted in the area of possible selves. The contributors to the book were chosen to represent a variety of perspectives, and to collectively illustrate some of the different ways that possible selves are being conceptualized, empirically examined and used in interventions.

Table of Contents:
Contributors

Preface
JENNIFER L. KERPELMAN, CURTIS S. DUNKEL

Foreword
HAZEL R. MARKUS

Chapter 1 - Temporal Comparisons, Identity, and Motivation: The Relation Between Past, Present, and Possible Future Selves Strahan (pp. 1-15)
(ERIN J. STRAHAN, ANNE E. WILSON)

Chapter 2 - The possible selves of diverse adolescents: Content and function across gender, race and national origin (pp. 17-39)
(DAPHNA OYSERMAN STEPHANIE FRYBERG)

Chapter 3 - Possible selves in adult development: Linking theory and research (pp. 41-59)
(LESLIE D. FRAZIER, KAREN HOOKER)

Chapter 4 - Gender and Possible Selves (pp. 61-77)
(MICHELE KNOX)

Chapter 5 - Possible Selves, Fantasy Distortion, and the Anticipated Life History: Exploring the Role of the Imagination in Social Cognition (pp. 79-96)
(HARRY G. SEGAL)

Chapter 6 - Identity Health, Stress, and Support: Profiles of Transition to Motherhood Among High Risk Adolescent Girls
(pp. 97-121)
(PAULA S. NURIUS, ERIN CASEY, TARYN P. LINDHURST, REBECCA J. MACY)

Chapter 7 - Possible Selves in the Lives of Adult Women: A Short-Term Longitudinal Study (pp. 123-140)
(KRISTINE S. ANTHIS)

Chapter 8 - Possible Selves as Joint Projects (pp. 141-161)
(SHEILA K. MARSHALL, RICHARD A. YOUNG, JOSE F. DOMENE)

Chapter 9 - Using Q Methodology to Study Possible Selves
(pp. 163-186)
(JENNIFER L. KERPELMAN)

Chapter 10 - Possible Selves as Mechanisms of Change in Therapy
(pp. 186-204)
(CURTIS S. DUNKEL, DANIEL KELTS, BRIAN COON)

Chapter 11 - Enhancing Student Motivation through the Pursuit of Possible Selves (pp. 205-221)
(MICHEAL F. HOCK, DONALD D. DESHLER, JEAN B. SCHUMAKER)

INDEX pp.223-236

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2006
   Pages: 236.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-59454-431-6
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