Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Attitudes

Volume 1: Measures of Social Psychological Attitudes

Edited by

  • John Robinson, Department of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.

Edited by

  • Phillip Shaver, University of California, Davis, U.S.A.
  • Lawrence Wrightsman, University of Kansas, Lawrence, U.S.A.

This volume is sponsored by Division 9 of the American Psychological Association: The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.****This is an essential reference book for any social scientist or student who uses measuresof attitude or personality in his or her research. The earlier version, published twenty years ago, was to be found on the shelf of virtually everyone who worked in the field.
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Social psychologists, personality psychologists, and sociologists interested in measures of individual differences in attitudes, opinions and beliefs.


Book information

  • Published: December 1990
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-590244-1

Table of Contents

J.P. Robinson, P.R. Shaver, and L.S. Wrightsman, Criteria for Scale Selection and Evaluation. D.L. Paulhus, Measurement and Control of Response Bias. F.M. Andrews and J.P. Robinson, Measures of Subjective Well-Being. J. Blascovich and J. Tomaka, Measures of Self-Esteem. M.R. Leary, Social Anxiety, Shyness, and Related Constructs. P.R. Shaver and K.A. Brennan, Measures of Depression and Loneliness. M. Seeman, Alienation and Anomie. L.S. Wrightsman, Interpersonal Trust and Attitudes Toward HumanNature. H.M. Lefcourt, Locus of Control. R. Christie, Authoritarianism and Related Constructs. E. Lenney, Sex Roles: The Measurement of Masculinity, Femininity, and Androgyny. V.A. Braithwaite and W.A. Scott, Values. Index.