Moral reasoning in the early years : age and gender patterns amongst young children in South Africa

  title={Moral reasoning in the early years : age and gender patterns amongst young children in South Africa},
  author={Nithi Muthukrishna and Dhanasperi. Govender},
  journal={Gender and behaviour},
Drawing on the work of Carol Gilligan (1982) and Lawrence Kohlberg (1969) the study sought to examine children.s moral reasoning about situations involving conflicts and how they would resolve them. It also explored whether children.s choice of moral orientation varied across individual factors such as age and gender. The study was conducted at a primary school in a working class suburb in THE province of KwaZulu-Natal. The participants in the study were a group of 72 grade one and two students… Expand
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