Achievement-Related Motives in Children

Charles P. Smith
6.00 x9.00 in.
272 pages
December, 1969

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Examines the conditions under which motives to achieve are fostered in children. The papers included in this volume reflect the major traditions of research in the field and bring together a set of studies for achieving a better understanding of the ways in which achievement-related personality characteristics develop and function in evaluative or competitive situations.

CHARLES P. SMITH is associate professor of psychology at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.

CONTRIBUTORS: John W. Atkinson, Virginia C. Crandall, Sheila C. Feld, Judith Lewis, Howard A. Moss, Seymour B. Sarason, Charles P. Smith, and Joseph Veroff


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