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Functional Determinants of Moral Development

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dc.contributor.author Burton, Elizabeth W.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-10T16:05:41Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-10T16:05:41Z
dc.date.issued 1978-04
dc.identifier.uri https://scholarworks.bridgeport.edu/xmlui/handle/123456789/4183
dc.description This thesis is being archived as a Digitized Shelf Copy for campus access to current students and staff only. We currently cannot provide this open access without the author's permission. If you are the author of this work and desire to provide it open access or wish access removed please contact the Wahlstrom Library to discuss permission. en_US
dc.description.abstract It has been posited by Paiget and Kohlberg that stages of moral development are determined by stages of moral reasoning. In real life, however, stages of moral development may be determined as much by practical considerations which hold a functional value for the individual. Sixty eight subjects who volunteered for this study were scored and ranked on three tests: Kohlberg's Moral Measurement Scale which measured stages of moral development, Personal Orientation Inventory (POI), measuring the state of self-actualization, and a questionnaire measuring one's status in need states, ego functioning, and in socioeconomics. Stages of moral development were found to be significantly correlated with measures of need states, ego functioning, and one's socioeconomic status. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Morality en_US
dc.subject Moral development en_US
dc.title Functional Determinants of Moral Development en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.institute.department School of Arts and Sciences en_US
dc.institute.name University of Bridgeport en_US


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