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Youth’s values and social aspirations

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  • Lecturer Ph.D. Sebastian NASTUTA

    (“Petre Andrei” University of Iasi, Faculty of Social Work and Sociology)

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    If we discuss about people’s we can find differences induced by country, region, cultural area, religion, ethnic background or age. Based on their value’s homogeneity the young people, especially adolescents or high-school students, represent a separate social category. Our paper intends to answer to the next question: what are the factors that influence mostly the high-school pupil’s values and aspirations (based on Rokeach axiological inventory)? Starting from an empirical research - Barometer of high-school student’s values and aspirations - realized in counties like Iasi, Bacau, Botosani si Focsani between 2007 and 2010 our article measure the degree in which the family, the social class and/or the high-schools affiliation represent predictors for their values. The hypothesis we’ll test within this article is that high-school is more relevant than family or social class in predicting pupils’ values. Or, simply formulated the high-schools produce a greater value uniformization.

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    Article provided by Editura Lumen, Department of Economics in its journal Conferinta Stiintifica Internationala Logos Universalitate Mentalitate Educatie Noutate - Lumen International Scientific Conference Logos Universality Mentality Education Novelty.

    Volume (Year): 1 (2011)
    Issue (Month): (February)
    Pages: 119-119

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    Handle: RePEc:lum:rev10b:v:1:y:2010:i::p:119
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