ERIC Number: EJ548206
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Indoctrination and Moral Reasoning: A Comparison between Dutch and East German Students.
Mey, Langha de; Schulze, Hans-J.
Journal of Moral Education, v25 n3 p309-23 Sep 1996
Questions Lawrence Kohlberg's complexity hypothesis that individuals exhibit higher stages of moral judgement in complex socio-political surroundings. Tests the moral judgements of adolescent students from The Netherlands and the former German Democratic Republic. Results of the tests failed to support Kohlberg's hypothesis. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Educational Theories, Foreign Countries, Moral Development, Moral Issues, Moral Values, Secondary Education, Social Influences, Social Psychology, Social Theories, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: East Germany; Netherlands