ERIC Number: EJ491652
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Children's Moral Reasoning about Family and Peer Violence: The Role of Provocation and Retribution.
Astor, Ron A.
Child Development, v65 n4 p1054-67 Aug 1994
Examined violent and nonviolent inner-city children's moral reasoning about violence in family and peer situations. All of the children condemned unprovoked violence. With provoked situations, the violent group focused more on the immorality of the provocation and perceived force akin to reciprocal justice, whereas the nonviolent group perceived force to be worse than the psychological harm of the provocation. (MDM)
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