Self-Regulation and Social Competence: Psychological Studies in Identity, Achievement and Work-Family Dynamics

Edited by McWelling Todman

ISBN: 978-960-6672-49-1, 168 pages

First published in 2009 by ATINER

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Table of Contents

 

Preface

 

PART I: Issues in Social and Subjective Identity

1.

The Role of Globalization on Skin Bleaching in Tanzania

Lawrence Young , Kelly M. Lewis & Sinead N. Younge

9

2.

The Complexity and Challenge of Conceptualization and Assessment of Social Identity

Kenneth Foster

19

3.

Psychological and Social Risks Associated with HIV/AIDS among Gay and Bisexual Male Youth in the United States

Arnold H. Grossman

35

4.

An Examination of Psychosocial Factors Associated with Compulsive Buying

Michael Kyrios

47

PART II: Issues in Social and Academic Achievement

5.

Learning, Motivation and Academic Achievement in Venezuelan College Students

Alicia Cardozo H

65

6.

Boredom and Boredom Proneness in Children: Implications for Academic and Social Adjustment

Evangeline Lehr & McWelling Todman

75

7.

The Effect of Client Attachment Style and Counselor Functioning on Career Exploration

Hadassah Littman-Ovadia

91

8.

Attachment Representations and perceived Social Support in High-risk Children

Renata Benavente, Joao Justo, and Joao Moreira

103

PART III: Issues in the Work-Family Nexus

9.

The Positive Side of the Work-family Interface: Development and Initial Validation of a Work-family Enriching Relations Scale

Marisa Matias & Anne Marie Fontaine

119

10.

Comparative Analysis of Family to Work Negative Spillover in Portugal and Brazil: The Role of Resources and Strains

Anne Marie Fontaine, Cláudia Andrade, Marisa Matias, Jorge Gato, Marina Mendonça, Egídio Oliveira &

Cláudia Simão

133

 

11.

Everyday Life Change: Contribution to the Understanding of Daily Human Change

Liliana Meira, Miguel M. Gonçalves, João Salgado &

Carla Cunha

145

12.

Teaching Problem-Solving Skills to Improve Family Functioning and Decrease Suicidality: A Pilot Study

Erin Shae Johns, Jessica Mackelprang, Jessica Karle &

Ralph E. (Gene) Cash

155