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The Wage-Earning Boy (Paperback) Loot Price: R265
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The Wage-Earning Boy (Paperback): Clarence Cromwell Robinson
The Wage-Earning Boy (Paperback): Clarence Cromwell Robinson

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The Wage-Earning Boy (Paperback)

Clarence Cromwell Robinson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912. Excerpt: ... II The Imperative Needs of the WageEarning Boy TORT in behalf of deficient, delinquent or neglected boys, including the youthful tramp and the street boy, brings one, in many cases, into the realm of the abnormal. Not so, in any large degree, with wage-earning boys. One does not have to fight, in this case, the unsocial policeman, the antiquated court or the unspeakable penitentiary. The needs of the boy who works regularly are such as can be met with reasonable effort. This does not mean, however, that there are not real and peculiar needs in the lives of these boys. Thousands of delinquents and boy tramps are recruited every year from working boys whose needs are not properly met. Here is a great horde of those who are beginning work in the world. Their whole attitude toward that work, toward other groups in society and toward God, will be almost wholly determined during their first few years of contact with men and events. The working boy's outstanding needs are: 1. Education a. General, as a basis. b. Vocational, for work. c. Cultural, for leisure. d. Civic, for citizenship. 2. Recreation a. Social. b. Physical. 3. Moral and Religious Growth a. Instruction and Discussion. b. Opportunity for Service. c. Decisions for the Christian Life. d. Interpretation of Organized Chris tianity. 4. Self-discovery. Education The Douglass Commission in Massachusetts found that there were 25,000 children between fourteen and sixteen in what is termed the "drifting process." They were not old enough to begin apprenticeship in the skilled trades, most shops preferring a boy to begin at sixteen years of age. During this period, all working boys should be receiving general education to complete grade school studies, and cultural and civic instruction. Such as have decided ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Clarence Cromwell Robinson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-52433-1
Barcode: 9781151524331
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-52433-6

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