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Moral development in a global world research from a cultural-developmental perspective

Author: Lene Arnett Jensen
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Questions addressing people's moral lives, similarities and differences in the moral concepts of cultural groups, and how these concepts emerge in the course of development are of perennial interest. In a globalizing world, addressing what is universal and what is culturally distinctive about moral development is pressing. More than ever, well-substantiated knowledge of diverse peoples' moral compasses is needed.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lene Arnett Jensen
ISBN: 1316635678 9781316635674 9781107037144 110703714X
OCLC Number: 1018288217
Notes: Literaturangaben
Description: xix, 260 Seiten Diagramme
Contents: Foreword Richard A. Shweder; 1. Theorizing and researching moral development in a global world Lene Arnett Jensen; 2. Divinity in children's moral development: an Indian perspective Niyati Pandya and Ranchana Bhangaokar; 3. Finnish moral landscapes: a comparison of nonreligious, liberal religious, and conservative religious adolescents Annukka Vainio; 4. An Indian moral worldview: developmental patterns in adolescents and adults Shagufa Kapadia and Rachana Bhangaokar; 5. Moral worldviews of American religious emerging adults: three patterns of negotiation between development and culture Laura M. Padilla-Walker and Larry J. Nelson; 6. Investigating the three ethics in emerging adulthood: a study in five countries Valeschka M. Guerra and Roger S. Giner-Sorolla; 7. The dynamics of ethical co-occurrence in Hmong and American evangelical families: new directions for three ethics research Jacob R. Hickman and Allison DiBianca Fasoli; 8. How liberals and conservatives are alike and apart: a research autobiography Lene Arnett Jensen; 9. Taking culture and context into account in understanding moral development Joan G. Miller; 10. The next step for the cultural-developmental approach: from moral reasoning to moral intentions and behavior Gisela Trommsdorff; Appendices.
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To understand moral psychology in a global world, eminent international scholars present the cultural-developmental theory along with new findings and instruments. Humans are born with a shared moral  Read more...

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