The Self in social perspective
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Published by L. Erlbaum in Hillsdale, N.J .
Written in English


  • Self -- Social aspects.,
  • Self-perception.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Jerry Suls.
SeriesPsychological perspectives on the self -- v. 4.
ContributionsSuls, Jerry M.
LC ClassificationsBF697.5.S65 S45 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 236 p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18551589M
ISBN 100805811818
LC Control Number93017465

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