Boy Life And Self-government

Paperback | May 8, 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. 1916 Excerpt: ... (17-24). The Cooperative Period. College age. Parallel to the development of the selfgoverning Republic, a genuine social demoracy. 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 adjustment 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 broad differences will be discovered between boys in school and employed boys. Just as the whole period of adolescence was practically omitted in barbarian ages, so in proportion to the degree of culture we find that boys tend to telescope one or more of these three sub-periods. It is quite frequent for the Chivalric period to be omitted, as precocious street boys, particularly, pass directly from the Gang period to the Self-assertive period; and then little-manhood sets in and arrested development cuts off the Cooperative period of late ad...

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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. 1916 Excerpt: ... (17-24). The Cooperative Period. College age. Parallel to the development of the selfgoverning Republic, a genuine social demor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:May 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217689736

ISBN - 13:9780217689731

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