ERIC Number: EJ199086
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Cooperation and Competition among Children in the Pacific Islands and New Zealand: The School as an Agent of Social Change.
Thomas, David R.
Journal of Research and Development in Education, v12 n1 p88-96 Fall 1978
Studies with the Madsen Cooperation Board are described, showing differences in cooperation and competition between Polynesian and European children. Another study of Cook Islands, Samoan, and Fijian children is reported and the school's role in increasing competitive behavior discussed. Teaching changes are suggested to encourage more adaptive behaviors. (SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand