ERIC Number: EJ460229
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Editorial: The Negative Consequences of the Self-Esteem Movement.
Neuman, Sharon G.
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, v38 n4 p251-53 Dec 1992
Criticizes self-esteem movement's role in education. Suggests movement's efforts to help people "feel good" result in dishonesty, intellectual exclusion, and inhibition of genuine discussion. Genuine self-esteem is a consequence of educational achievement. Portrays movement as panacea for budget cuts in children's services. Concludes self-esteem movement weakens education. (TES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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