(noun) The process of socialization through which people learn what is considered “good” and “bad” or “acceptable” and “unacceptable.”
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- Plural: moral developments
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How to Cite the Definition of Moral Development
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “moral development.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 22, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/moral-development/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
moral development. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/moral-development/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “moral development.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 22, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/moral-development/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“moral development.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 22 Mar. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/moral-development/>.