Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 September 2016

368 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190257040

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Perceived Control

Theory, Research, and Practice in the First 50 Years

Edited by John W. Reich and Frank J. Infurna

  • Few if any concepts in psychological theory, research, and practice have had such a widespread influence as the concept of perceived control
  • Commemorates the 50th anniversary of Julian Rotter's extraordinary research
  • Features contemporary reviews of a dozen key developments stemming from Rotter's original formulation
  • Each chapter expertly illustrates how future developments will continue to prove the evolving power of this key aspect of human psychology
  • Chapters represent unique contributions by well-known individuals in the field, some of whom directly contributed to the basic foundations of the topic of perceived control, giving a unique personal view of their original work 50 years after its debut

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