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ERIC Number: EJ387685
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Play and the Peer Culture: Play Styles and Object Use.
Elgas, Peggy M.; And Others
Journal of Research in Childhood Education, v3 n2 p142-53 Fall-Win 1988
Findings suggested that: (1) peer culture is not a unitary whole but rather a differentiated social system comprised of various groups and different types of players; (2) objects play an important role in peer culture as entry vehicles and social markers; and (3) play periods are social arenas in which the dynamics of the peer culture are enacted. (RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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