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Motivation


reviewed by Dorothy M McGeoch 1964

coverTitle: Motivation
Author(s): Carlos De Zafra, Jr., Gladys W. Balcolm, Elizabeth B. Mitchell
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
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The newspapers report daily attacks on teachers by unruly pupils. Parents are hauled into court for beating defiant children. The police report constantly increasing numbers of juvenile delinquents. And the social problem of misguided and undisciplined youth becomes ever larger in the public mind. In such a situation, preventive and remedial measures are not lacking. Community organizations and social service groups provide recreational programs and homework helpers. Social workers deal with family problems, and welfare agencies attempt to supply the essentials of existence. Schools set up guidance services, special classes, and extensive referral systems to deal with both symptoms and causal factors. And multitudes of bewildered, confused, and desperate parents and teachers search frantically for support and counsel. The group of concise manuals reviewed here represent one publisher's modest attempt to meet this need. The major authors of earlier booklets include an eminent professor of educational administration and a recently elected state... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 66 Number 3, 1964, p. 289-289
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2510, Date Accessed: 10/21/2017 1:07:09 AM

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