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Moral Reasoning
This paper discusses gender differences in moral reasoning styles.
# 54452 | 730 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2004 | US

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This paper explains that females more often advocate caring and compassionate responses in cases where wrongdoing is evidenced, whereas males are more likely to advocate an "eye for an eye" type of thinking. The author points out that, in the situation of the film, "Taps," if girls had been involved, they would have been more likely to base their moral sensitivity and decisions not only upon their interpersonal needs and experiences, but also back their decisions by more rational thought processes. The paper stresses that a teacher should take into consideration the different learning patterns and moral reasoning styles of boys and girls to assist them in working out problems.

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