ERIC Number: EJ356102
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Underachieving, Gifted Working Class Boys: Are They Wrongly Labelled Underachieving?
Crocker, A. C.
Educational Studies, v13 n2 p169-78 1987
Examines definitions of "gifted" and "underachiever," identifying factors considered when assigning these terms. Reports on a study of underachieving, gifted, working-class boys that found the label "underachieving" to be falsely applied when these boys are content with their social position and life-style. (Author/AEM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
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