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By Zorica Kuburic, Aleksandar Birvis, Vladeta Jerotic

ISBN-10: 0773443312

ISBN-13: 9780773443310

This is often a unprecedented and accomplished ebook studying the complexities of adolescent self-image formation utilizing an interdisciplinary empirical learn layout reading the position and demanding situations of Christian religion on adolescent own id improvement in smooth Protestant households in Yugoslavia. the topic of this examine is the research of the Protestant kinfolk existence in Yugoslavian society which underwent a swift transition from common animosity towards faith to overwhelming dominance of a standard church. inside this atmosphere the Protestant kin is doubly condemned. It has to stay secluded with a purpose to defend itself from the social hostility, but in addition from what it perceives as adverse affects of a society on its ethical criteria and non secular way of life. along with the hostile social weather, little ones from those households are pressured with excessive expectancies in their mom and dad. This publication, in accordance with empirical learn and sponsored up through theoretical experiences, seeks to envision mental and social outcomes of starting to be up in those stipulations: the way it impacts their self-image, social relationships, psychological overall healthiness, social adjustment, but in addition their very own spiritual perspectives. even supposing in keeping with reviews of Adventist households, the findings of this learn aren't constrained in basic terms to this Protestant team or to Protestantism in most cases.

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Nuclear family, and 4. dysfunctional family. For this research, only the nuclear fanlily is important as a prevailing form in contemporary society. In this case, the makeup of the family is reduced to the biologically necessary minimum of reproduction: the parents and their children. It is possible to classifY family forms according to the dominant system of values which defines the character of relationships between family members. For this research, the religious system of values is the most important.

Empirical research by Bronislaw Malinovski, Margaret Mead, and Ruth Benedict was directed towards monitoring and studying ways of bringing up children in different cultures and how specific cultural patterns are expressed in one's personality 15. In sociological studies about the process of socialization, special attention is paid to the influence of social environment on the formation of personality. Thus, Rudi Supek 16 defines socialization as the process of shaping human behavior under the influence of the social environment.

3. 15 Malinovski B. (1971) Magija i religija, Prosveta, Belgrade; Mead M, (1968) Spol i temperament u tri primitivna drustva, Zagreb (translated from English: Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies); Mid M. (1978) Sazrevanje na Samoi, Belgrade (translated from English: Coming ofAge in Samoa); Benedikt R. (1976). Obrasci kulture, Prosveta, Belgrade 16 Supek R. (1982) Soci%gija, XII dopunjeno izdanje, Zagreb 17 Golubovic Z. (1981) Porodica kao ljudska zajednica, a/ternativa autorifarnom shvatanju porodice kao sistema prilagoaenog ponasanja, Naprijed, Zagreb -12- ciallife and learns to understand behavior of his society through the roles and norms he encounters, meanwhile creating his own standards and criteria of behavior.

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