Delinquency proneness and classroom behavior
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Delinquency proneness and classroom behavior by John Frederick Feldhusen

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Published by Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Welfare] in [Madison, Wis .
Written in English



  • Eau Claire Co., Wis.,
  • Wisconsin,
  • Eau Claire Co.


  • Youth -- Eau Claire Co., Wis,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- Wisconsin -- Eau Claire Co

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesEau Claire County youth study, phase 2, 1964-1965.
Statement[by] John F. Feldhusen, John R. Thurston [and] James J. Benning.
ContributionsThurston, John R., joint author., Benning, James J., joint author., Wisconsin. State Dept. of Public Welfare.
LC ClassificationsHQ796 .F43
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 236 p.
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4415045M
LC Control Number79018902

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