Below is a list of journal articles referencing self-esteem for further study
Self-esteem and children's reactions to youth sport coaching
behaviors: A field study of self-enhancement processes.
by Smith, Ronald E.; Smoll, Frank L.
from Developmental Psychology. 1990 Nov Vol 26(6) 987-993
Savoring Versus Dampening: Self-Esteem Differences in Regulating Positive Affect.
by Wood, Joanne V.; Heimpel, Sara A.; Michela, John L.
from Journal of Personality & Social Psychology. 2003 Sep Vol 85(3) 566-580
When rejection stings: How self-esteem constrains relationship-enhancement processes.
by Murray, Sandra L.; Rose, Paul; Bellavia, Gina M.; Holmes, John G.; Kusche, Anna Garrett
from Journal of Personality & Social Psychology. 2002 Sep Vol 83(3) 556-573
It feels like yesterday: Self-esteem, valence of personal past experiences, and judgments of subjective distance.
by Ross, Michael; Wilson, Anne E.
from Journal of Personality & Social Psychology. 2002 May Vol 82(5) 792-803
Predictors of self-esteem for Mexican Anmerican and European American youths: A reexamination of the influence of parenting.
by Ruiz, Sonia Y.; Roosa, Mark W.; Gonzales, Nancy A.
from Journal of Family Psychology. 2002 Mar Vol 16(1) 70-80