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    Lay Definitions of Happiness Across Nations: The Primacy of Inner Harmony and Relational Connectedness.Antonella Delle Fave, Ingrid Brdar, Marié P. Wissing, Ulisses Araujo, Alejandro Castro Solano, Teresa Freire, María Del Rocío Hernández-Pozo, Paul Jose, Tamás Martos, Hilde E. Nafstad, Jeanne Nakamura, Kamlesh Singh & Lawrence Soosai-Nathan - 2016 - Frontiers in Psychology 7.
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    The Ethics and Citizenship Program: A Brazilian Experience in Moral Education.Ulisses Araújo & Valéria Arantes - 2009 - Journal of Moral Education 38 (4):489-511.
    This article describes the Ethics and Citizenship Program, a moral education project developed by the Brazilian government to promote education in ethics and citizenship in Brazilian fundamental and middle schools through four key themes: ethics, democratic coexistence, human rights and social inclusion. Some findings from a research project that investigated whether such a program did in fact promote the ethical and citizenship awareness of participating students are outlined. As an introduction to the paper's main concerns, the Brazilian socioeconomic context is (...)
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    Promoting Ethical and Environmental Awareness in Vulnerable Communities: A Research Action Plan.Ulisses Araújo - 2012 - Journal of Moral Education 41 (3):389-397.
    Urban populations that live in the outskirts of major Latin American cities usually face conditions of vulnerability attached to complex environmental issues, such as the lack of sewerage, floods, pollution and soil and water contamination. This article reports an intervention research programme in S?o Paulo, Brazil that combines a moral education approach with sustainability awareness in vulnerable communities. The main conceptual foundations of the project, designed to empower the community and promote ethical and environmental awareness are: strengthening the ties between (...)
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    Youth Purpose Through the Lens of the Theory of Organizing Models of Thinking.Valeria Arantes, Ulisses Araujo, Viviane Pinheiro, Montserrat Moreno Marimon & Genoveva Sastre - 2017 - Journal of Moral Education 46 (3):245-257.
    Purpose represents a unique opportunity for identifying and analyzing the complexity of human reasoning, considering that its constitution brings together cognitive, affective and social elements. In this article, we use the Theory of Organizing Models of Thinking, an epistemological and methodological approach based on developmental psychologist Jean Piaget’s work, to present a different perspective on how to analyze youth purpose and to explain the cognitive-emotional dynamics of reasoning in everyday thinking. We introduce OMT and its benefits, then explore the insights (...)
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