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  1. Conquering Resources: The Growth and Decline of the PLA's Science and Technology Commission for National Defense

    The Growth and Decline of the PLA's Science and Technology Commission for National Defense

    By Benjamin C. Ostrov, Richard P. Suttmeier

    This case study seeks to explain how organizations grow and the limits to that growth when an organization engaged in policy implementation lacks the resources necessary to achieve policy goals. The discussion of the basis of conflict that emerges from this study is of lasting significance. For...

    Published May 31st 1992 by Routledge

  2. Childhood Social Development

    Contemporary Perspectives

    By Harry McGurk

    This book provides an account of research in action and debate in progress in a selection of areas of childhood social development where significant progress is underway. The chapters are written by an eminent group of British and American developmental psychologists each of whom has made primary...

    Published May 11th 1992 by Psychology Press

  3. The Social Psychology of Everyday Life

    By Michael Argyle

    Is psychology good for our health? What is the effect of class on social behaviour? In this comprehensive and fully up-to-date accoung of the psychology of everyday life, Michael Argyle looks at the most interesting and practically important areas of social psychology. He takes social psychology...

    Published May 7th 1992 by Routledge

  4. Analysis of Arithmetic for Mathematics Teaching

    Edited by Gaea Leinhardt, Ralph Putnam, Rosemary A. Hattrup

    This volume emerges from a partnership between the American Federation of Teachers and the Learning Research and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh. The partnership brought together researchers and expert teachers for intensive dialogue sessions focusing on what each community knows...

    Published May 1st 1992 by Routledge

  5. Excellence in Public Relations and Communication Management

    Edited by James E. Grunig

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This book is the initial volume coming out of the "excellence project"--a comprehensive research effort commissioned by the IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) Research Foundation. The purpose of this project was to answer two fundamental questions about public relations:...

    Published May 1st 1992 by Routledge

  6. Parental Belief Systems

    The Psychological Consequences for Children, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Irving E. Sigel, Ann V. McGillicuddy-DeLisi, Jacqueline J Goodnow

    Research on the topic of parent beliefs, or parent cognition, has increased tremendously since the original publication of this volume in 1985. For this revised second edition, the editors sought to reflect some of the new directions that research on parent cognition has taken. By offering a...

    Published May 1st 1992 by Psychology Press

  7. The Role of interest in Learning and Development

    Edited by K. Ann Renninger, Suzanne Hidi, Andreas Krapp, Ann Renninger

    Interest is just emerging as a critical bridge between cognitive and affective issues in both learning and development. This developing "interest" in interest appears to be linked to an increasing concern for studying the individual in context, examining affective variables as opposed to purely...

    Published May 1st 1992 by Psychology Press

  8. From Learning Processes to Cognitive Processes

    Essays in Honor of William K. Estes, Volume II

    Edited by Alice F. Healy, Stephen M. Kosslyn, Richard M. Shiffrin

    These two volumes consist of chapters written by students and colleagues of W.K. Estes. The books' contributors -- themselves eminent figures in the field -- reflect on Estes' sweeping contributions to mathematical as well as cognitive and experimental psychology. As indicated by their titles,...

    Published May 1st 1992 by Psychology Press

  9. Explaining One's Self To Others

    Reason-giving in A Social Context

    Edited by Margaret L. McLaughlin, Michael J. Cody, Stephen John Read

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    To date, the study of communicated explanations has been, at best, unsystematic. There has been little recognition that many, if not most, explanations are eventually delivered to a hearer or hearers. These potential audiences constrain the way the explanation is ultimately shaped. Similarly,...

    Published May 1st 1992 by Routledge

  10. Cognitive Aspects of Stimulus Control

    Edited by W. K. Honig, J. Gregor Fetterman, Werner K. Honig

    The study of discrimination and generalization in animals traditionally involves stimuli that are simple, uniform, and restricted in time or space. In recent years, the area of stimulus control has been expanded with the use of stimuli that are complex, extended in time or space, and incorporate or...

    Published May 1st 1992 by Psychology Press