Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)
A comparative study of values patterns of adolescents
Author(s): Dr. Sushma Sharma
Abstract: Life is becoming complex and complicated day by day. Moreover, with the advancement of technology at the fastest rate in proportion to that moral crisis are on increase. Consequently, the norms of the family, society, politics, professional ethics are changing and becoming increasingly strained. Values, the guiding principles that make our life easier are deteriorating badly. There are value crisis everywhere. So it is obligatory for all of us to make serious efforts to inculcate values not only in children but also in adults for which we must have the knowledge of value patterns of adolescents. Therefore, this paper is an attempt to understand the value pattern of adolescents because an adolescent is also known as foundation stage in the human life. As individuals grows into upper adolescents his believes, attitudes and values changes due to one’s needs and experience. The individual formulates his own philosophy of life on the basis of one’s moral development; therefore, there is a need to properly channelize their values so that adolescents can develop their philosophy towards positive side. For giving proper direction we must understand the pattern of their value.