Children's Moral Lives: An Ethnographic and Psychological Approach

Children's Moral Lives: An Ethnographic and Psychological Approach

Author(s): Ruth Woods

Published Online: 26 JUN 2013

Print ISBN: 9781119974222

Online ISBN: 9781118326176

DOI: 10.1002/9781118326176

About this Book

Children's Moral Lives makes use of case studies, observation, interviews and questionnaires to offer a fascinating, behind-the-scenes view of children's school lives and the complex moral issues and disputes they routinely negotiate

  • The first ethnography of childhood to focus on children's morality in the peer group
  • Case studies shed light on the psychological, social and cultural processes by which children and adults reach starkly different moral judgments of the same situations
  • Combines qualitative insights and quantitative data into recommendations for practice

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