Morality in Everyday Life: Developmental Perspectivesby Melanie Killen
Pub. Date: 04/28/2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This collection brings together current research on morality in human development. Morality in its various forms is a dominant influence on the conduct and evaluation of day-to-day life. The pervasiveness of the moral domain can be detected in every aspect of social life; moral commitments shape the goals and aspirations of individuals and moral judgments are
This collection brings together current research on morality in human development. Morality in its various forms is a dominant influence on the conduct and evaluation of day-to-day life. The pervasiveness of the moral domain can be detected in every aspect of social life; moral commitments shape the goals and aspirations of individuals and moral judgments are apparent in discourse about most forms of human interaction. Two broad themes integrate this book: social context relationships and development. Contexts include interpersonal as well as societal communities and cultures.
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Table of Contents
Introduction Daniel Hart and Melanie Killen; Part I. The Acquisition of Morality: 1. The social construction of character in toddlerhood Dale Hay, Jennifer Castle, Carol A. Stimson, and Lisa Davies; 2. Morality, autonomy, and social conflict Melanie Killen and Larry P. Nucci; 3. Children's conceptions of sociomoral affect: happy victimizers, mixed emotions, and other expectancies William Arsenio and Anthony Lover; Part II. Social Judgment in Different Contexts: 4. Obedience to authority in children and adults Marta Laupa, Elliot Turiel, and Philip Cowan; 5. Social contexts in social cognition: psychological harm and civil liberties Charles C. Helwig; 6. Psychological and philosophical considerations of prudence and morality Marvin Berkowitz, Jeffrey P. Kahn, Gregg Mulry, and Jeanne Piette; 7. Context, conflict, and constraint in adolescent-parent authority relationships Judith G. Smetana; Part III. Social Judgment in Different Cultures: 8. Development in the context of everyday family relationships: culture, interpersonal morality and adaptation Joan G. Miller and David Bersoff; 9. Diversity in social development: between or within cultures Cecilia Wainryb and Elliot Turiel; Part IV. Moral Integration and Character: 10. Moral commitment in inner-city adolescents Daniel Hart, Miranda Yates, Suzanne Fegley, and Gerry Wilson; 11. The development of extraordinary moral commitment Anne Colby and William Damon; 12. Reasoning about morality and real-life moral problems Lawrence J. Walker, Russell C. Pitts, Karl H. Hennig and M. Kyle Matsuba.
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