Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Most Underappreciated50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Robert Arkin

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199778188

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 28 October 2020

The Slow, Halting Appreciation of Close Relationships Research

The Slow, Halting Appreciation of Close Relationships Research

Chapter:
(p.146) The Slow, Halting Appreciation of Close Relationships Research
Source:
Most Underappreciated
Author(s):

John H. Harvey

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0028

John H. Harvey reflects on his most underappreciated work: his research on attribution in conflict and separation in close relationships. He first explains how he became involved with Harold Kelley, one of his mentors, in studying attributional and close relationships in the 1970s. He then discusses his experiences in relation to Kelley's pioneering work on relationships before turning to his 1978 paper entitled “Attribution in the context of conflict and separation in close relationships,” written in collaboration with Gary Wells and Marlene Alvarez. That study asked thirty-six unmarried heterosexual couples to indicate their own attribution and predict their partner's attribution of the importance of different causal factors (for example, financial, faithfulness) in their conflict.

Keywords:   John H. Harvey, attribution, conflict, separation, close relationships, Harold Kelley, Gary Wells, Marlene Alvarez, heterosexual couples

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .