The state of measurement of self-esteem of African American women.

@article{Hatcher2007TheSO,
  title={The state of measurement of self-esteem of African American women.},
  author={Jennifer Hatcher},
  journal={Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={224-32}
}
  • Jennifer Hatcher
  • Published 2007 in
    Journal of transcultural nursing : official…
This article critically reviews the state of measurement of self-esteem in African American women. The Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, the Tennessee Self-Concept Scale, and the Coopersmith Self-Esteem Inventory are three commonly used measures. However, their validity for African American women has not been adequately tested. Given the unique nature of the self-esteem of this group, related to experiences of racism and sexism, the accurate measurement of this construct is important. This review… CONTINUE READING

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