THE SELF-CONCEPT OVER TIME: Research Issues and Directions

@article{Demo1992THESO,
  title={THE SELF-CONCEPT OVER TIME: Research Issues and Directions},
  author={David H. Demo},
  journal={Review of Sociology},
  year={1992},
  volume={18},
  pages={303-326}
}
Although theoretical attention has been devoted to the situational variability of the self-concept, empirical investigations continue to rely on one-shot methodologies. Such efforts assume that data obtained through these methods can be generalized to other situations in the person's life, even to subsequent years or stages in the life course. Self-concept is a structural product of reflexive activity, but it is also susceptible to change as the individual encounters new roles, situations, and… Expand
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