Exploring the Relations between Civic Identity and Character Attributes in Young Adult Men.

Tirrell, Jonathan.

Abstract: Having good character guides individuals to pursue positive goals, to do the right thing, and to think and act in prosocial ways. In order to function in such prosocial ways, one must also have a sense of self, or identity, that prioritizes prosocial attitudes and behaviors over self-serving ideas and interests. This sense of self in relation to society has been termed civic identity. Th... read more

Tufts University. Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development.
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