publication . Article . 2014

Age and gender differences in the relation between self-concept facets and self-esteem

Arens, A. Katrin; Hasselhorn, Marcus;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Fachportal Pädagogik. DIPF
Abstract
This study tested whether the gender intensification hypothesis applies to relations between multiple domain-specific self-concept facets and self-esteem. This hypothesis predicts gender-stereotypic differences in these relations and assumes they intensify with age. Furthermore, knowledge about gender-related or age-related differences in self-concept-self-esteem relations might provide valuable knowledge for designing effective self-esteem enhancement interventions. We investigated grade and gender differences in the relations between domain-specific self-concept facets and self-esteem within a sample of 1958 German students in Grades 3 to 6. Results indicated ...
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Medical Subject Headings: humanities
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