Situated self-esteem

@inproceedings{Cigman2004SituatedS,
  title={Situated self-esteem},
  author={Ruth Cigman},
  year={2004}
}
Pervasive though it is in modern life, the concept of self-esteem is often viewed with distrust. This paper departs from an idea that was recently aired by Richard Smith: that we might be better off without this concept. The meaning of self-esteem is explored within four ‘homes’: the self-help industry, social science, therapy and education. It is suggested that the first two use a ‘simple’ concept of self-esteem that indeed we are better off without. This concept eliminates the distinction… CONTINUE READING

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