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Why We Do What We Do by Edward L. Deci and Richard Flaste

Why We Do What We Do

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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