Self-Handicapping: The Paradox That Isn T

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The concept of self-handicapping can be legitimately anchored in a vari- ety of intellectual contexts, some old and some newer. As this volume reminds us, Alfred Adler was perhaps the first to articulate the signifi- cance of various self-defeating claims and gestures for protecting the self- concept. Thus the apparent paradox of "defeat" in the interests of "pro- tection. " More recently (but still more than 30 years ago), Heider's "naive psychology" added attributional rhetoric to the description of self-defeat- ing ...

Self-Handicapping: The Paradox That Isn T 2013, Springer

ISBN-13: 9781489908636

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Self-Handicapping: The Paradox That Isn T 1990, Springer, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780306435409

1990 edition

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