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Why We Do What We Do

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Why We Do What We Do by Edward L. Deci and Richard Flaste
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Aug 01, 1996 | 240 Pages

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    Aug 01, 1996 | 240 Pages

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Table Of Contents

Why We Do What We DoOne
Authority and Its Discontents

Part One: The Importance of Autonomy And Competence

Two
I’m Only in It for the Money: Early Experiments on Rewards and Alienation

Three
The Need for Personal Autonomy

Four
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation: The Yields of Each

Five
Engaging the World with a Sense of Competence

Part Two: The Role Of Interpersonal Connectedness

Six
The Inner Force of Developement

Seven
When Society Beckons

Eight
The Self in a Social World

Nine
When Society Corrupts

Part Three: How It All Works

Ten
How to Promote Autonomy

Eleven
Promoting Healthy Behavior

Twelve
Being Autonomous Amidst the Controls

Part Four: Conclusion

Thirteen
The Meaning of Human Freedom

Notes on Works Cited
List of Research Articles
Index

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