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The development of the concept of conservation in Australian aboriginal children

De Lemos, M. Murray


This study describes the application of Piaget's tests of conservation of quantity, weight, volume, length, area and number to two groups of Aboriginal children living on mission stations in the Northern Territory of Australia. The first part of the thesis is devoted to a consideration of the theoretical background of the study. In the first chapter Piaget 1 s general theory of intellectual development is outlined, and the problem of the comparative study of intellectual development is...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-06
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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02Whole_Delemos.pdfWhole Thesis6.85 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

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