The Moral Life Of Children by Robert ColesThe Moral Life Of Children by Robert Coles

The Moral Life Of Children

byRobert Coles

Paperback | February 14, 2000

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In this searching, vivid inquiry Robert Coles shows how children struggle with questions of moral choice. Bringing to life the voices of children from a rich diversity of backgrounds, he explores their reactions to movies and stories, their moral conduct, their conversations and relationships with friends and family, and their anxieties about themselves and the fate of the world. Whether they are from the poorest classes of Rio de Janeiro or middle-class America, these children lead lives of intense moral awareness.
Boston-born psychiatrist and author Robert Martin Coles devoted his professional life to the psychology of children. Coles has been associated with the Harvard University Medical School since 1960. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his five-volume series entitled Children in Crisis, Coles has contributed hundreds of articles to popular ...
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Title:The Moral Life Of ChildrenFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.96 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.96 inPublished:February 14, 2000Publisher:Grove/AtlanticLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0871137704

ISBN - 13:9780871137708

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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning psychiatrist and author of Children of Crisis comes this classic volume detailing how children develop their values and virtues. In The Moral Life of Children, Robert Coles chronicles a decade`s worth of discussions with children from all parts of the globe about their views on such matters as television programming and film content. Coles demonstrates that children absorb vast stores of information about moral conduct mainly through listening, discussing and observing, rather than consciously learning through mom, dad, friends or teachers. A companion volume to The Political Life of Children, this classic study is a must-read for parents, educators and social workers.