Motivation and Personality: Handbook of Thematic Content Analysis

Motivation and Personality: Handbook of Thematic Content Analysis

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Cambridge University Press
Edition: First Edition, 9/3/1992
EAN 9780521400527, ISBN10: 052140052X

Hardcover, 728 pages, 23.7 x 15.9 x 4.7 cm
Language: English

Motivation and Personality is the first book to be devoted to content analysis systems for assessment of characteristics of the individuals, groups, or historical periods which create verbal materials. Manuals for using the various systems, research regarding the background of the systems and practice materials are included to create a book which is both a work of reference and a handbook.

1. Introduction
inferences from verbal material
Part I. General Issues
2. Motivational determinants of thematic apperception
3. How do self-attributed and implicit motives differ?
4. Thematic analysis, experience sampling, and personal goals
5. Motivational configurations
6. Thematic apperceptive methods in survey research
7. Content analysis of archival materials, personal documents, and everyday verbal productions
8. Reliability issues
Part II. Content Analysis Systems
9. The achievement motive
10. A scoring manual for the achievement motive
11. The motive to avoid success
12. A revised scoring manual for the motive to avoid success
Part III. Afflilation
13. The affiliation motive
14. A scoring manual for the affiliation motive
15. The intimacy motive
16. The intimacy motivation scoring system
17. Affiliative trust-mistrust
18. A scoring system for affiliative trust-mistrust
Part IV. Power
19. Power motivation
20. A scoring manual for the power motive
21. Power motivation revisited
22. A revised scoring system for the power motive
Part V. Attribution and Cognitive Orientations
23. Personal causation and the origin concept
24. The origin scoring system
25. Explanatory style
26. The explanatory style scoring manual
27. Conceptual/integrative complexity
28. The conceptual/integrative complexity scoring manual
29. Uncertainty orientation
30. A manual for scoring need for uncertainty
Part VI. Psychosocial Orientations
31. Assessing adaptation to life changes in terms of psychological stances toward the environment
32. Scoring manual for psychological stances toward the environment
33. Self-definition and social definition
personal styles reflected in narrative style
34. Revised scoring manual for self-definition and social definition
35. Responsibility
36. Scoring system for responsibility
Part VII. Methodology, Scorer Training, Data Collection
37. Methodological consideration
steps in research employing content analysis systems