The Social Dynamics Of Self-esteem: Theory To Therapy

Hardcover | October 1, 1987

byR. A. Steffenhagen

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The Social Dynamics of Self-Esteem introduces a unique synthesis of the theoretical views posited by Alfred Adler, Karl Marx, Georg Simmel, and Edmond Husserl in the development of a coherent theory of self-esteem. Grounded in the humanistic tradition of Adler, self-esteem theory redefines the concepts of personality as a function of both psychological and social parameters. The authors identify 18 facets of self-esteem at three levels of ego and develop three self-esteem inventories to measure each ego level. They also advance a new socio-psychological theory of deviance and develop a "conflict theory of personality." This text will prove to be an indispensable handbook for professionals in psychology, psychiatry, social work, counselling, and pastoral therapy.

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The Social Dynamics of Self-Esteem introduces a unique synthesis of the theoretical views posited by Alfred Adler, Karl Marx, Georg Simmel, and Edmond Husserl in the development of a coherent theory of self-esteem. Grounded in the humanistic tradition of Adler, self-esteem theory redefines the concepts of personality as a function of b...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:258 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 1, 1987Publisher:Praeger Publishers

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ISBN - 10:0275923258

ISBN - 13:9780275923259

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