Self-Determination Theory: A Family Perspective

Nicolette Vanessa Roman, PhD and Eugene Lee Davids, PhD (Editors)
Child, Family and Community Research Unit, Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

Series: Social Issues, Justice and Status
BISAC: SOC026010

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The theory of self-determination is an evidence-based theory that has been shifted from a conceptual perspective to practical implementation for the past four decades. The theory is grounded within positive psychology and has the basic assumption that every human being has the motivation and potential to be psychologically sound. In order to attain a state of psychological wellness, our basic psychological needs, which are the desire for autonomy, relatedness and competence, must be satisfied. If these needs are attained, people are therefore motivated to function optimally and at their fullest potential. In addition to satisfying basic human psychological needs, a supportive environment is required as well. In the case of this book, the family is presented in each chapter as the hypothetical environment for optimal functioning of the individual. The chapters highlight the role of family structure, family conflict, family involvement, adverse experiences within the family, parenting styles and practices. Self-Determination Theory: A Family Perspective includes reviews and primary research studies from authors in South Africa, Portugal, Belgium and Nigeria. (Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Chapter 1. Self Determination Theory: Perspectives of Family Structure and Life Goals and Aspirations
Eugene Lee Davids (Child and Family Studies Programme, Department of Social Work, University of the Western Cape, South Africa)

Chapter 2. A Self-Determination Theory Perspective of the Role of Family Structure
Jose M. Frantz and Zeenat Yassin (Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, South Africa, and others)

Chapter 3. Self Determination Theory and Family Conflict: A Theoretical Overview
Zainab Kader and Nicolette Vanessa Roman (Child and Family Studies Programme, Department of Social Work, University of the Western Cape, South Africa)

Chapter 4. Self-Determination Theory, Family and Political Socialization of the Youth: A Theoretical Overview
Michelle V. Esau (School of Government, University of the Western Cape, South Africa)

Chapter 5. Using Self-Determination Theory to Explore Notions of Competence, Autonomy and Relatedness within The context of Adverse Childhood Experiences of Social Work Students
Glynnis Z Dyke (Social Work Department, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa)

Chapter 6. Self-Determination Theory and Self-Regulation of Academic Attainment within Typical African Family Settings
Oluyinka Ojedokun (Department of Pure & Applied Psychology, Adekunle Ajasin University, Nigeria)

Chapter 7. Autism Spectrum Disorder and Self-Determination Theory: The Importance of Family Involvement
Bronwyn Mthimunye, Athena Pedro and Nicolette V. Roman (Department of Social Work, Child and Family Studies, University of the Western Cape, South Africa, and others)

Chapter 8. Psychologically Controlling Parenting: The Effect of Internal and External Environments
Anja R. Human-Hendricks and Nicolette V. Roman (Department of Social Work, University of the Western Cape, South Africa, and others)

Chapter 9. A Review of SDT Focusing on Parenting Styles and BMI Scores of Children in Low and High Socio Economic Areas
Khalida Sabi, Melissa Brown and Nicolette Vanessa Roman (School of Natrual Medicine, University of the Western Cape, South Africa, and others)

Chapter 10. SDT: Perceptions of Parents regarding the Psychosocial Health of their Children in Early Childhood Development
Karin Elizabeth Daniels, Eugene Lee Davids and Nicolette Vanessa Roman (Child and Family Studies Programme, Department of Social Work, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa)

Chapter 11. Parenting, Cognition and Motivation in Career Decision-making Processes: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective
Pedro Cordeiro, Paula Paixão, Willy Lens, Marlies Lacante, and Victor Ortuño (University of Coimbra, Portugal, and others)

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