CONTENT AND CHARACTERISTICS OF VALUE ORIENTATIONS IN ADOLESCENCE
Authors: Oxana PALADI
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The article presents the theory of the author M. Rokeach regarding value orientations, including the description of terminal values (active life, wisdom of life, health, interesting work, beauty of nature and art, love, wealth, good friends, social appreciation, knowledge, productive life, continuous development, entertainment, freedom, happy family life, happiness of others, creation, self-confidence) and instrumental values (accuracy, education, high requirements, life energy, diligence, independence, intransigence towards oneself and studies, responsibility, rationalism, self-control, courage and own opinions, strong will, tolerance, broad visions, honesty, efficiency in activity, delicacy). The authors emphasize that values are placed in the center of the motivational sphere, determining the person's attitudes, judgments and actions; values reflect preferences or principles that define the main orientations of human action, which guide and legitimize the rules of social life. The paper contains the results obtained in the carried out research with reference to the views of adolescents about the concepts of values and value orientations that highlight their content and characteristics.