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Moral Development in Children
An in-depth look at the moral development of children.
# 122723 | 1,250 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Child and Adolescent)


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This paper examines how both social science and the field of education have conducted research on children's moral development. Several theories which have been formulated about this are presented and examined. Additionally, this paper presents some of the most accepted models of child moral development in order to give a comprehensive understanding of how moral notions are developed from childhood, through adolescence, and into early adulthood.

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"Santrock states that the term childhood moral development refers to how people come to form a system of values which they use to base their decisions concerning right and wrong or good and bad, where values are conceptualized as the underlying assumptions regarding standards that govern moral decisions. Both social science and the field of education have conducted considerable research on children's moral development and several theories have been formulated. (Krebs Denton) This paper presents some of the most accepted models of child moral development..."

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