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Presented in the 10th Biennial Conference of Asian Association of Social Psychology (AASP 2013)

FACULTY OF PSYCHOLOGY UNIVERSITAS PADJADJARAN BANDUNG INDONESIA

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WHAT ARE THE THINGS THAT MAKE ME VALUABLE?


Study of Gender Differences in Self Esteem from Late Adolescence, Bandung Indonesia. Author : Mayzuroh Septiana Ika Putri Exa Alifa Budiyanto Lenny Kendhawati

Adolescence is transition stage from child to adult where people experienced physical and psychological changes Adolescence experienced changes in his self-esteem as a result from selfevaluation

Self-esteem influenced by Self-concept (Susan Harter in Adolescence, 2010)

Objective of this research : to see the correlation between selfconcept and selfesteem in late adolescence based on gender differences.

Outcome of this research : serves as the initial data on self-esteem in late adolescents.

Respondents : 172 late-adolescents (19-20 y.o) with 59 male students and 113 female students from Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia.

Methods : close ended question (scale 1 to 5) by face-to-face, by email, and by phone. This research processed data by Kendalls Correlation Method

SUSAN HARTER 1989

In Adolescence (Santrock, 2010), Susan Harter said there are 8 domains of self concept in The Self Perception Profile for Adolescence

Self-Concept

Scholastic

Athletic

Social Acceptance

Physical Appearance

Behavioral Conduct

Close Friendship

Romantic Appeal

Job competence

MALE
1. Romantic Appeal (0,573) 2. Athletic Competence (0,546) 3. Scholastic Competence (0,487)

FEMALE
1. Job Competence (0,503) 2. Physical Appearance (0,499) 3. Romantic Appeal (0,485)

1. The first domain occurred because according to Erik Erikson Psychosocial development stages (1968) late adolescence are in stage six, intimacy versus isolation.

2. The second domain in male respondents is athletics competence because according to Santrock 2010 male adolescence tend to more concerns about their change of body and muscles.

3. The first domain in female respondents are is job competence because in this era, woman more focused on what will theey achieved in worklife, moreover our respondents are college students.

4. The second domain in female respondents is physical appearance because their appearance is central to how they evaluated by others.

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TERIMA KASIH