Children's Moral Lives: An Ethnographic and Psychological Approach

Children s Moral Lives makes use of case studies, observation, interviews and questionnaires to offer a fascinating, behind-the-scenes view of children s school lives and the complex moral issues and disputes they routinely negotiate * The first ethnography of childhood to focus on children s morality in the peer group * Case studies shed light on the psychological, social and cultural processes by which children and adults reach starkly different moral judgments of the same situations * Combines qualitative insights and quantitative data into recommendations for practice