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CHILDREN'S MORAL ORIENTATIONS: AGE AND GENDER PATTERNS AMONGST YOUNG CHILDREN AT A PRIMARY SCHOOL IN KWAZULU-NATAL.

@inproceedings{Govender2006CHILDRENSMO,
  title={CHILDREN'S MORAL ORIENTATIONS: AGE AND GENDER PATTERNS AMONGST YOUNG CHILDREN AT A PRIMARY SCHOOL IN KWAZULU-NATAL.},
  author={Dhanasperi. Govender},
  year={2006}
}
In examining children's moral orientations, the study draws on the work of Carol Gilligan (1982) and Lawerence Kohlberg (1969) focusing on age and gender differences in moral development. This study sought to examine children's moral reasoning about situations involving conflicts and how they can resolve them. The present study is carried out in order to ascertain whether children's choice of moral orientations varies across individual factors such as age and gender. The study was conducted at… Expand

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