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Self-Esteem and Deviance

  • By: Danielle A. Tolson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

Broadly defined as a sense of well-being and self-worth, self-esteem reflects one's opinions about oneself. The relationship between self-esteem and deviance is one that is often investigated by researchers and provides a framework for evaluating both the causes and ...

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