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Title Social motivation : understanding children's school adjustment / edited by Jaana Juvonen, Kathryn R. Wentzel.

Published Cambridge, England : New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  155.42438 SOCI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 375 p. cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Foreword / Bernard Weiner -- 1. Introduction: New perspectives on motivation at school / Kathryn R. Wentzel -- 2. Teacher and classmate influences on scholastic motivation, self-esteem, and level of voice in adolescents / Susan Harter -- 3. Self-presentation tactics promoting teacher and peer approval: The function of excuses and other clever explanations / Jaana Juvonen -- 4. Social self-discrepancy: A theory relating peer relations problems and school maladjustment / Janis B. Kupersmidt, Kathy S. Buchele, Mary Ellen Voegler and Constantine Sedikides -- 5. Motivational approaches to aggression within the context of peer relationships / Cynthia A. Erdley -- 6. Motivational opportunities and obstacles associated with social responsibility and caring behavior in school contexts / Martin E. Ford -- 7. Modeling and self-efficacy influences on children's development of self-regulation / Dale H. Schunk and Barry J. Zimmermann.
8. Social motivation: Goals and social-cognitive processes. A comment / Carol S. Dweck -- 9. Interpersonal relationships in the school environment and children's early school adjustment: The role of teachers and peers / Sondra H. Birch and Gary W. Ladd -- 10. Social goals and social relationships as motivators of school adjustment / Kathryn R. Wentzel -- 11. Friends' influence on school adjustment: A motivational analysis / Thomas J. Berndt and Keunho Keefe -- 12. Peer networks and students' classroom engagement during childhood and adolescence / Thomas A. Kindermann, Tanya L. McCollam and Ellsworth Gibson, Jr. -- 13. Academic failure and school dropout: The influence of peers / Shelley Hymel, Colin Comfort, Kimberly Schonert-Reichl and Patricia McDougall -- 14. What's "emotional" about social motivation? A comment / Sandra Graham.
Other author Juvonen, Jaana.
Wentzel, Kathryn R.
Subject Achievement motivation in children.
Achievement motivation in adolescence.
Student adjustment.
Social desirability in children.
Social desirability in adolescence.
Peer pressure in children.
Peer pressure in adolescence.
Motivation in education.
ISBN 0521473241 (hc)
0521564425 (pb)