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ERIC Number: ED065021
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 86
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American Fraternities: An Agenda of Needed Research. An Annotated Bibliography of Empirical Research Relating to the American College Fraternity, 1950-1970.
Finegan, Terence G.; Hines, Phillip A.
This document presents 2 separate publications under 1 cover. The first publication, entitled American Fraternities: An Agenda of Needed Research, suggests possible topics for research into fraternities. Among the areas indicated are: (1) the history and development of the fraternity system; (2) the history of student organizations as a whole; (3) the social and psychological dimensions of fraternity life; (4) fraternity life as a politico-legal process; and (5) the socio-economic origins of fraternity men. The second publication is a 166-item annotated bibliography that provides guidance about such prior research as has been undertaken into the field of American fraternities. The headings under which the annotated material appear are: (1) Fraternity Membership and Academic Ability and Performance; (2) Social Attitudes and Behavior of Fraternity Members; (3) Student Leadership in Fraternities; (4) Fraternity Affiliation and Disaffiliation; (5) Fraternity Management; (6) Attitudes Toward Fraternities; (7) Studies Comparing Attitudinal and Behavioral Characteristics of Fraternity Members with Other Students; and (8) Other Studies in which Fraternity Membership is a Variable. (HS)
The Administrative Secretary, National Interfraternity Conference, 271 Madison Avenue, Room 1207, New York, New York 10016
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Authoring Institution: Commission on Fraternity Research of National Interfraternity Conference and College Fraternity Secretaries Association, New York, NY.