Author(s): Eda PURUTÇUOĞLU, İrfan DOĞAN

It is thought that importance of earthly values affect environmental choices of working children to people and their relations. Having a good friend was valuable whereas a friend with nice outfits, a friend with an expensive car is more preferable. That’s why; totally 150 voluntary respondents was selected by a simple random sampling method from the Center of Working Children of Ankara Metropolitan Municipality. Gender was not a significant variable on materialistic tendencies and friendship relations. Regarding age differences, 13-15 ages were more likely to show well on dissatisfaction and consumer orientation. Besides, self-disclosure is an important mediator of age differences. It was found that there were no significant relations between materialistic tendency of working children and their friendship relations


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