Yes, while Bandura can be a "thick" read (I own four of his titles and this applies to them all) he is also able to explain some very crucial topics regarding societal and human behavior. SLT is a wonderful insight into the world of how learning takes place regarding a vast array of situations and circumstances. If you are looking for the most thorough and insightful book on how learning takes place, and is backed up wtih scientific studies and is not just some self-proclaimed guru's opinion, this is a must read. Bandura also gives credence to other psychologists and professionals, while of course dismissing those whose theories do not hold up under scrutiny, so he is not going to present you with only one side of the equation, so to speak. You cannot go wrong with Bandura!
Contrary to what "Reader from California" says, Bandura's native language is not Spanish, though much of his work has been translated into Spanish and other languages. He was born and grew up in northern Manitoba.
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I've not read this particular book, but I recommend Bandura for anyone who really wants to give her/his cerebral cortex a workout. At times his writing is very dense and obtuse in translation (I find him only a little easier to follow in his native Spanish), but the connexions he makes are always worthy of full consideration.