Cultural Similarities in Self - Esteem Functioning East Is East and West Is West , But Sometimes the Twain Do Meet

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East Asians report lower levels of self-esteem than North Americans and Western Europeans. These differences could mean that self-esteem is a culturally bounded construct, experienced differently in different cultures, or they could mean that self-esteem is a universally relevant construct whose average level is raised or lowered in different cultures. To… (More)

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@inproceedings{Meet2008CulturalSI, title={Cultural Similarities in Self - Esteem Functioning East Is East and West Is West , But Sometimes the Twain Do Meet}, author={Do Meet and Jonathon D. Brown and Huajian Cai and Mark A. Oakes and Ciping Deng}, year={2008} }