Self-Esteem Essay by capital writers

Examines the development of self-esteem in children.
# 29041 | 2,133 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2002 | US

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This paper argues that the development of a positive self-esteem in children largely depends on the caring, appreciative, loving and uncritical approach towards parenting. It shows that parents, by way of their conduct, can either damage and in the process create potential criminals or create a healthy self esteem in children and make them blossom as ideal citizens.

Paper Outline:

Self Esteem
Family Violence and Self Esteem
Negative and Positive Self Esteem
Role of Parents
Unconditional Love
Exemplifying Good Qualities
Avoiding Comparison
Creating a Healthy Home
Special Attention

From the Paper:

"Juvenile gangs are in effect the result of the psychological need to be recognized. The urge for attention and appreciation is unquenched in these children and so they resort to violent methods with a view of attracting attention. So we see that children, if not properly approached, tend to become self-depreciative and join obnoxious anti social elements. A study conducted by Johnson et .al in 1997 revealed that the majority of Juvenile delinquents had a very low self-esteem and that the reason for failure of juvenile programs is the serious lack of consideration of this vital aspect. The study highlighted the importance of properly organized juvenile correction programs based on the improvement of self-esteem [Johnson .P.S, 1977]. It is clear, therefore, that proper parental attention is indispensable for the positive emotional growth of children."

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