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ERIC Number: EJ152680
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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A Public School Ritual Ceremony
Weiss, Melford S.; Weiss, Paula H.
Journal of Research and Development in Education, 9, 4, 22-8, Sum 76
Paper presents an analysis of a ritual ceremony among staff of a public elementary school which takes the form of "secret-pal" gift exchanging. Study indicates that although such rituals do not resolve causes of conflict or eliminate competitive and hostile attitudes, they do serve to reduce anxiety and conflict. (RW)
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