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    Author(s): Ruth Hamilton Allen
    Date: 1977
    Source: In: Children, Nature, and the Urban Environment: Proceedings of a Symposium-Fair; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-30. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 151-155
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Six nature programs for urban children were studied from 1970 to 1974. Social networks in the camping programs and children's choices of locations for various leisure activities were examined. Return rates were found to correlate significantly with the intricacy of the social networks.

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    Allen, Ruth Hamilton. 1977. Urban children in natural environments: a field study in sociobiology. In: Children, Nature, and the Urban Environment: Proceedings of a Symposium-Fair; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-30. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 151-155

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