Raising Confident and Competent Girls: Implications of Diversity
Year Published: 1998
Authors: Sumru Erkut, Ph.D., Fern Marx, M.H.S.M., Jacqueline P. Fields, Ph.D., Rachel Sing
This is a study of African-American, Caucasian, Chinese American, and Puerto Rican middle school girls' self-evaluations. The results underscore the complexity of self-esteem, both in the form it takes and in factors that influence it.