The Most Significant Peculiarities of Teenagers' and Youngsters'' Socialisation Cover Image

Ryškesni paauglių ir jaunuolių socializacijos ypatumai
The Most Significant Peculiarities of Teenagers' and Youngsters'' Socialisation

Author(s): Elvyda Martišauskienė, Vanda Aramavičiūtė
Subject(s): Education
Published by: Vytauto Didžiojo Universitetas
Keywords: Peculiarity teenagers'; significant peculiarities; socialisation

Summary/Abstract: The basis of socialisation, namely the internalisation of socio-cultural values, is especially urgent for 13—17 year-old pupils. It is obviously embodied by the stable behaviour of teenagers. The data has revealed that all the investigacions of this age gtoup give the greatest preference to the embodiment of moral values, especially faithfulness and the sense of humour; the least preference is given to altruism (self-sacrifice, devotion to work). Statistically significant dependence of stable behaviour on the age, sex, and the cognitive level of spiritual values internalisation of the respondents were found during the research. It was found out that teenagers are more inchned to perform their duties, to respect others, to care about others unselfishly, to be devoted to work as well as to beheve in God; youngsters are inclined to take up responsibility on themselves for their actions, to demonstrate their intelligence, to be tolerant for those who think differently. It was noticed that internalisation of moral values is slowing down with age. It was discovered that female teenagers and youngsters more often experience spiritual closeness to others, their behaviour is more responsible and sensitive, they are more sympathetic; and malė teenagers and youngters are more devoted to work; they demonstrate their intelligence, etc. The data shows that attitude tovvards the values is usually higher than the embodiment of values through behaviour. This gap is rather diverse; it partially depends on age and sex. However, faith, perspicacity of sense, and the experience of beauty exceed the level of attitude.

  • Issue Year: 2004
  • Issue No: 70
  • Page Range: 14-20
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Lithuanian