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The leisure activities of children, being an investigation into activities pursued by primary school children between the ages of nine and thirteen years in their leisure time, with a view to discovering how far such activities are influenced by the Schoo

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posted on 2023-02-23, 01:09 authored by Edwards, A. O. (Albert Owen)
In these days of Educational Thought, one often hears the phrase "Education for Leisure." We are living in an age of transition with social changes to be seen on every hand. Not the least important of these changes is the breaking-up of the family. There was a time when the familty was a self-supporting and an all-providing social group. It was, at the same time, an industrial group, an educational group, and a religous group. But within comparatively recent times, the industrial function has been taken over by General Industry, most of the educational functions by the School, and the religious functions by the Church.


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Masters of Art

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