TITLE

THE FEEL-GOOD TRAP

AUTHOR(S)
Weissbourd, Richard
PUB. DATE
August 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;8/19/96, Vol. 215 Issue 8/9, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the emergence of self-esteem movement in U.S. education as of August 1996. Concept of the self-esteem movement; Stand of liberals and conservatives on the movement; Findings of studies regarding the impact of the self-esteem movement in solving social problems; Question on the relevance of academic achievement to one's self-esteem; Problems with the concept of self-esteem.
ACCESSION #
9608077759

 

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