Moral Disengagement and Classroom Incivility against the Social Responsibility Character of Junior High School Students


  • Susilawati Susilawati Universitas Bengkulu, Indonesia
  • Mungin Eddy Wibowo Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia
  • Sunawan Sunawan Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia



incivility classroom, moral disengagement, social responsibility


Nowadays social responsibility is significant to investigate. It is because in the academic world there are a number of students having low social responsibility. This behavior is realized by unfair actions in groups, bullying or intimidation practice. Concerning this phenomenon, the current study aimed at analyzing the prediction of students’ social responsibility from the perspective of moral disengagement and incivility. This correlational study involved 636 students with a portion of 49.5% of male students and 50.5% of female students. They were selected using cluster sampling from two junior high schools in Central Java. After that, these students were asked to fill in a moral disengagement scale, and classroom incivility scale. The results showed that moral disengagement and incivility significantly predicted social responsibility (R=0.336, R2=0.113, F=6.079, and P<0.01). Specifically, the findings of this study confirmed that the aspects of Moral Justification and Dehumanization, as well as intentional incivility, predict students’ social responsibility.


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How to Cite

Susilawati, S., Wibowo, M. E., & Sunawan, S. (2020). Moral Disengagement and Classroom Incivility against the Social Responsibility Character of Junior High School Students. Islamic Guidance and Counseling Journal, 3(1), 26–31.