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Overview

Albert Bandura's highly anticipated examination of his vastly influential work on self-efficacy is now available. The result of over 20 years of research by this renowned psychologist, the book articulates comprehensively Bandura's theory that believing one can achieve what one sets out to do results in a healthier, more effective, and generally more successful life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780716728504
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/28/1997
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 409,321
  • Product dimensions: 7.42 (w) x 9.11 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Theoretical Perspectives
The Nature of Human Agency
Human Agency in Triadic Reciprocal Causation
Determinism and the Exercise of Self-Influence
Related Views of Personal Efficacy

2. The Nature and Structure of Self-Efficacy
Perceived Self-Efficacy as a Generative Capability
Active Producers versus Passive Foretellers of Performances
The Self-Efficacy Approach to
Personal Causation
Multidimensionality of Self-Efficacy Belief Systems
Self-Efficacy Causality
Sources of Discordance Between
Efficacy Judgment and Action

3. Sources of Self-Efficacy
Enactive Mastery Experience
Vicarious Experience
Verbal Persuasion
Physiological and Affective States
Integration of Efficacy Information

4. Mediating Processes
Cognitive Processes
Motivational Processes
Affective Processes
Selection Processes

5. Developmental Analysis of Self-Efficacy
Origins of a Sense of Personal Agency
Familial Sources of Self-Efficacy
Peers and the Broadening and
Validation of Self-Efficacy
School as an Agency for Cultivating Self-Efficacy
Growth of Self-Efficacy through
Transitional Experiences of Adolescence
Self-Efficacy Concerns of Adulthood
Reappraisals of Self-Efficacy with Advancing Age

6. Cognitive Functioning
Students' Cognitive Self-Efficacy
Teachers' Perceived Efficacy
Collective School Efficacy

7. Health Functioning
Biological Effects of Perceived Self-Efficacy
Perceived Self-Efficacy in Health
Promoting Behavior
Prognostic Judgments and Perceived Self-Efficacy

8. Clinical Functioning
Anxiety and Phobic Dysfunctions
Depression
Eating Disorders
Alcohol and Drug Abuse

9. Athletic Functioning
Development of Athletic Skills
Self-Regulation of Athletic Performance
Collective Team Efficacy
Psychobiological Effects of Physical Exercise

10. Organizational Functioning
Career Development and Pursuits
Mastery of Occupational Roles
Self-Efficacy in Organizational
Decision Making
Self-Efficacy in Enactment of Occupational Roles
Collective Organizational Efficacy

11. Collective Efficacy
Gauging Collective Efficacy
Political Efficacy
Enablement by Media Modes of Influence
Enablement for Sociocultural Change
Underminers of Collective Efficacy

References
Name and Subject Indexes

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