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ERIC Number: EJ262892
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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The Nature of "Goofing Off" among Junior High School Adolescents.
Everhart, Robert B.
Adolescence, v17 n65 p177-88 Spr 1982
Focuses on "goofing off" and the meaning of that activity to students involved. Describes goofing off as an adaptive behavior which occurs within a particular organizational context. Discusses factors that affect the presence of this behavior. Analyzes what goofing off shows about early adolescence in the context of schooling. (RC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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