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Learning and Teaching in the Chinese ClassroomResponding to Individual Needs$
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Shane N. Phillipson and Bick-har Lam

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9789888083428

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.001.0001

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Understanding the Development of the Self

Understanding the Development of the Self

(p.145) 6 Understanding the Development of the Self
Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom

Bick-Har Lam

Hong Kong University Press

This chapter explains how a person develops through the processes of socialization, environmental interaction and self-concept formation. Important psychological concepts such as self-esteem, self-concept, self-image and the ‘moral self’ are discussed. This important chapter describes the many environmental influences on the development of ‘the self’ within the Confucian context.

Keywords:   self-development, self-concept, self-esteem, Chinese parenting styles, moral self, self-image

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