Moral Judgments of Modern Children and Teenagers in Russia

Svetlana L. Shelina, Olga V. Mitina
2012 Psychology in Russia: State of Art  
The article presents a study of moral judgments shared by children and teenagers. Its results form a foundation for further enquiry into sources and conditions developing young people's normative control system, the flexibility of this system, and the "limits" of its development defined by a particular culture. It goes on to pose questions on research methodology at the levels of either hypothetical explanatory models or the means of diagnostics. J. Piaget's investigation of children's moral
more » ... gments was prototypical for this research. The technical equipment rendered possible a more subtle analysis of the children's judgments, which, in its turn, enabled us not only to define the general tendency of development, but also to determine a number of factors of how the normative regulation of children of different ages is functioning.
doi:10.11621/pir.2012.0025 fatcat:wqjyju7otjf3phjuh7lvnajcvu