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Social Learning Theory considered is Social Learning Theory. This theory has been written by an American psychologist Julian Rotter. He got his undergraduate degree from Brooklyn College, Master's degree at the University of Iowa, and doctorate at Indiana University. He worked as adviser to the US Army during World War II. He was a psychologist. Later he joined the Ohio State University where he taught and served as the chairman, of the clinical psychology program. The theories developed by Rotter are Social Learning Theory and Locus of Control theory.
The social situation when the Social Learning Theory was developed by Rotter was that unemployment and inflation were low. The 'baby boomers' were growing up, the war was over but many women kept their jobs. The American ...
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