A RESEARCH INTO TRUANCY

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  • This article is based on a thesis presented to the University of London in 1955, in part fulfilment of the degree of Ph.D.

Abstract

Summary. A study of 137 truants charged at Court, and a comparison between forty representative truants and a group of non-truant children, revealed that adverse home circumstances and a lack of satisfaction in home or school are probably the most important conditions of truancy.

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