Boy Life And Self-government

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byGeorge Walter Fiske

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...bashful or arrogant--sometimes by turns. It is the great competitive period in games and in school work; team work wanes for awhile. He demands the right to be "put on honor" and to be allowed increasing freedom. His inner allegiance is very fickle, but usually given only to the ego at this period until normally yielded to Jesus Christ. He is struggling after Self-reliance in his will-achievement process, and is gradually gaining it, according to his capacity and his wisely guided opportunities for practice. 5. Late Adolescence (17-24). The Cooperative Period. College age. Parallel to the development of the self-governing Republic, a genuine social demo-racy. If the boy has developed normally he should soon be ready for self-government absolutely, and in every department of his life. He has learned respect for others which gives him confidence in social adjust-ment and cooperation. Also, through imitation and through obedience, as well as through practice in the previous period, he has perhaps gained the great achievement of Leadership, at least relatively. His allegiance is now to the State and is cheerfully accorded, because of his personal stake in it. Notice that in both of these classifications we are obliged to allow the different stages to overlap, because allowance must thus be made for both retarded and precocious development. Again and again we shall find individual boys who defy classification of course, because of their uneven development, as every boy-man well knows. Great differences are sure to arise under the influence of different environments. It would be worth while to give an entire chapter to the discussion of the variant effects of environment upon boy development. Let us just mention, in passing, that in this classification...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...bashful or arrogant--sometimes by turns. It is the great competitive period in games and in school work; team work wane...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217689698

ISBN - 13:9780217689694

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