ERIC Number: EJ554718
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Narcissism and the Moral Sense: Moral Education in the Secondary Sociology Classroom.
Ryan, Francis J.
Social Studies, v88 n5 p233-37 Sep-Oct 1997
Argues that the increased interest in self-esteem over the last 20 years has dovetailed with narcissistic elements in society to produce an epidemic of egocentric behavior. Posits the development of moral education as a possible corrective to this. Includes an eight-phase model for accomplishing this. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Educational Change, Educational Responsibility, Egocentrism, Ethical Instruction, Humanistic Education, Moral Issues, Psychopathology, Secondary Education, Self Actualization, Social Attitudes, Social Influences, Social Problems, Social Studies, Sociology, Values Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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