SOCIAL VALUE ACQUISITION IN PRESCHOOL AGED CHILDREN. II. CONFORMITY WITH INSTITUTIONALIZED VALUE EXPECTATIONS.
MISSOURI UNIV COLUMBIA CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN SOCIAL BEHAVIOR
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The article is the second of three concerned with studying the acquisition of social values in three-to-five year old children, in an underprivileged area, some of whom were reared under the dual influence of primary mothers and secondary nursery teachers socializing agents, and some of whom were reared under the influence of primary agents only. The two groups of children were compared for their conformity with the cultural expectations for self-reliance, cooperation and compliance established in the first article. Intelligence, level of maternal expectations for each value, the childs perceptions of the relevant expectations, and the quality of maternal acceptance of the child were additional independent variables taken into consideration. Author
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