The American Psychological Association: A Historical Perspective

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Item #: 4316130
ISBN: 978-1-55798-136-3
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Copyright: 1992
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Overview

The American Psychological Association: A Historical Perspective chronicles the personalities, the events, the successes, the failures, the breakthroughs, and the controversies of this successful organization.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors

Foreword
—Charles D. Spielberger

Preface: The American Psychological Association at 100
—Rand B. Evans, Virginia Staudt Sexton, and Thomas C. Cadwallader

I. History of the American Psychological Association

  1. The Historical Roots of the American Psychological Association
    —Thomas C. Cadwallader
  2. Origins and Early Years of the American Psychological Association: 1890 to 1906
    —Michael M. Sokal
  3. Growing Pains: The American Psychological Association From 1903 to 1920
    —Rand B. Evans
  4. The American Psychological Association and World War I: 1914 to 1919
    —Thomas M. Camfield
  5. The APA Between the World Wars: 1918 to 1941
    —Franz Samelson
  6. The Power of Service: World War II and Professional Reform in the American Psychological Association
    —James H. Capshew and Ernest R. Hilgard
  7. Rapid Growth and Change at the American Psychological Association: 1945 to 1970
    —Meredith P. Crawford
  8. Growth, Conflict, and Public Policy: The American Psychological Association From 1970 to 1985
    —Michael S. Pallak
  9. The American Psychological Association: 1985 to 1992
    —Raymond D. Fowler

II. Essays on the American Psychological Association at 100

  1. Women in the American Psychological Association
    —Elizabeth Scarborough
  2. The American Psychological Association and Social Responsibility
    —M. Brewster Smith
  3. The APA Knowledge Dissemination Program: An Overview of 100 Years
    —Gary R. VandenBos

Appendix: Statistical Data on the American Psychological Association
—Elizabeth Q. Bulatao, Robert Fulcher, and Rand B. Evans

Index