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Attitudes and Related Psychosocial Constructs: Theories, by Lewis R. Aiken

By Lewis R. Aiken

Attitudes have a massive effect on habit and one's skill to regulate and adapt to alter whereas additionally influencing the habit of others. this article offers a compact yet entire research-oriented remedy of attitudes and comparable psychosocial constructs (values, evaluations, ideals, and private orientations). It makes a speciality of the which means, size, and software of attitudes in numerous utilized settings, equivalent to schooling or the office. the themes explored comprise social and private issues reminiscent of prejudice and discrimination, ailment and incapacity, loss of life and loss of life, poverty and unemployment, clash and violence, faculties and academics, paintings and retirement, and politics, faith, and morality. The publication will turn out invaluable to either scholars and pros who locate themselves concerned with measuring, comparing, and editing attitudes.  

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