List of contributors. Foreword (T.C. Urdan). Research on motivation in education: past, present, and future (J. Brophy). Achievement motivation within a pressured society: intrinsic and extrinsic motivations to learn and the politics of school reform (R.M. Ryan, J.L. Guardia). Integrating classroom context into motivation theory and research: rationales, methods, and implications (J.C. Turner, D.K. Meyer). Interpreting messages about motivation in the classroom: examining the effects of achievement goal structures (T.C. Urdan et al.). Family obligation and the academic motivation of adolescents from immigrant and American-born families (A.J. Fuligni, V. Tseng). Motivation within and across cultural-educational contexts: a multi-dimensional perspective (S. Volet). Students' multiple worlds: an anthropological approach to understanding students' engagement with school (A. Locke Davidson, P. Phelan). Burnout and engagement in the workplace: a contextual analysis (C. Maslach, M.P. Leiter). Expanding the discussion of social perceptions and academic outcomes: mechanisms and contextual influences (L. Hicks Anderman). Author index. Subject index.