List of Contributors. Preface. A sociocultural approach to motivation: A long time coming but here at last. Motivation and emotional transactions: where do we go from here?. Motivation and self-regulation: two close friends. Unfinished business: putting motivation theory to the "classroom test". Current and future directions in teacher motivation research. Why race matters: social context and achievement motivation in African American youth. Social policy, educational opportunity, and classroom practice: a co-regulation approach to research on student motivation and achievement. Advances in Motivation and Achievement. Advances in Motivation and Achievement. Copyright page. Dedication.