First published in 1982. Since the publication of the first edition of this book, much research has been reported that is pertinent to if not directly concerned with the locus of control construct. The purpose of this new edition is to help researchers keep abreast of the widespread developments in this field while retaining an understanding of the sources and major assumptions from which this research endeavour has evolved.

chapter 5|21 pages

Locus of Control and Cognitive Activity

chapter 7|11 pages

Locus of Control and Coping Behavior

chapter 8|20 pages

Fatalism and Psychopathology

chapter 9|17 pages

The Social Antecedents of Locus of Control

chapter 10|20 pages

Changes in the Locus of Control

chapter 11|14 pages

The Assessment of Locus of Control

chapter 12|7 pages

Implications of Research