Compare and contrast the moral development theories of Lawrence Kohlberg and

Compare and contrast the moral development theories

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5.Compare and contrast the moral development theories of Lawrence Kohlberg and CarolGilligan. Pages: 84LO:13The following are suggested areas for students to address in the essay:Identify each of the three stages of Kohlberg’s theoryDescribe the moral behavior that develops in the preconventional levelDescribe the moral behavior that develops in the conventional levelDescribe the moral behavior that develops in the postconventional levelExplain Gilligan’s perspective on gender and moral developmentDiscuss your view on whether or not Kohlberg’s and/or Gilligan’s moral development theory is validEncourage students to include any personal experiences in relation to Kohlberg’s and Gilligan’s theory of moral development 6. Describe Charles Horton Cooley’s looking-glass self. Of the major sociological perspectives, which would this be? Why? Pages: 85 LO:9 The following are suggested areas for students to address in the essay: 129
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Chapter 1 Define the looking-glass self Describe the three step process of the looking-glass self Discuss whether or not you believe Cooley’s theory is valid Discussion of the idea that Cooley was an interactionist and, therefore, this is an interactionist perspective which focuses at the micro level. 7.Elaborate on George Herbert Mead’s efforts to link the idea of self-concept to role-taking. Pages: 86LO:5The following are suggested areas for students to address in the essay:Define role-taking and provide examplesDefine significant others and provide examplesDifferentiate between the “I” and the “me” elementsIdentify the three stages of self-developmentDescribe the self-development that occurs in the preparatory stageDescribe the self-development that occurs in the play stageDescribe the self-development that occurs in the game stageDefine generalized other and provide examplesDiscuss whether or not you believe Mead’s self-development theory is validEncourage students to include any personal experiences in relation to Mead’s self-development theory 8. Alfie Kohn has written on children and their self-esteem. Discuss this issue. How do Kohn’s ideas remind us of the ideas of George Herbert Mead? Pages: 88 LO:5 The following are suggested areas for students to address in the essay: Kohn’s view on giving praise for almost everything a child says or does Discuss how his view is similar to Mead’s ideas relating to the “I” and “Me” and how role- taking is essential to the formation of a mature self Discuss how excessive praising children may make it more difficult for children to develop a positive self concept 130
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