Chapter 18. The Self We Know and the Self We Show: Self-esteem, Self-presentation, and the Maintenance of Interpersonal Relationships

  1. Garth J. O. Fletcher and
  2. Margaret S. Clark
  1. Mark R. Leary

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998557.ch18

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Interpersonal Processes

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Interpersonal Processes

How to Cite

Leary, M. R. (2003) The Self We Know and the Self We Show: Self-esteem, Self-presentation, and the Maintenance of Interpersonal Relationships, in Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Interpersonal Processes (eds G. J. O. Fletcher and M. S. Clark), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470998557.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631212287

Online ISBN: 9780470998557

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Keywords:

  • interpersonal relationships;
  • social life;
  • traditions;
  • sociology;
  • psychological processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Private and Public Self-enhancement

  • Sociometer Theory

  • State and Trait Self-esteem

  • Moderating Effects of Self-esteem on Self-presentation

  • Effects of Self-presentation on Self-esteem

  • Private Self-enhancement and Self-deception

  • Conclusions