Materialism among Indonesia Adolescents
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- Adolescents, materialism, Indonesia
This research was held to describe materialism among Indonesian adolescent through a qualitative approach. Preliminary studies conducted by researcher was to collect data and categorize it. Data was taken from 30 adolescents aged 13-14 years old. The results of the preliminary study showed that most adolescents were at a moderate level of materialism. The main study used a qualitative method – interviews. The interviews were conducted on two 14-year-old adolescents who described the three dimensions of materialism consisted of happiness based on material ownership (happiness), success was measured materially (success), and the center of activity was obtaining material/goods (centrality). The results also showed that materialism arose from the observations on media information such as advertisements on television. Therefore, the dominance of materialism could be lowered due to a sense of gratitude and self-acceptance.
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TY - CONF AU - Nurintan Sri Utami PY - 2019/03 DA - 2019/03 TI - Materialism among Indonesia Adolescents BT - Proceedings of the 4th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 190 EP - 193 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.47 DO - 10.2991/acpch-18.2019.47 ID - Utami2019/03 ER -