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The new Eighth Edition of Personality Theories continues to provide sound and thorough coverage enhanced with solid pedagogy, a critical-thinking focus, and integration of multicultural and gender-related issues throughout the text. Each chapter focuses on one theory or group of theories and includes brief biographies that shed light on how the theories were formed. Engler also provides criteria for evaluating each theory and cites current relevant research. A final chapter on Zen Buddhism covers a major non-Western theory of personality and serves to distinguish this program in the field.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: Evaluating Personality Theories|
|The Psychoanalytic Approach|
|The Neopsychoanalytic Approach|
|Psychoanalytic Social Psychology|
|More Recent Trends in Psychoanalytic Theory|
|Ego Analytic Psychology|
|Human Relations: Object Relations Theory, The Stone Center Group|
|Behavior and Learning Theories|
|Experimental Analysis of Behavior|
|Social Learning Theories|
|Dispositional and Biological Theories|
|Traits and Personology|
|Factor Analytic, Genetic and Evolutionary Theories: Raymond Cattell, The Big Five Personality Traits, Genetic and Evolutionary Developments|
|Humanistic and Existential Theories|
|A Non-Western Approach|
|Conclusion: Personality Theory in Perspective|
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