ERIC Number: EJ404484
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Applying Theories of Deviance to Academic Cheating.
Michaels, James W.; Miethe, Terance D.
Social Science Quarterly, v70 n4 p870-85 Dec 1989
Reports on a study that extends social psychological theories of deviance to explain academic cheating. Uses self-report data from college students to examine the theories of deterrence, rational choice, social bond, and social learning formulations of cheating. Supports the claim that cheating is a serious problem in higher education. (SLM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Deterrence Theory; Rational Choice Theory; Social Bond Theory; Social Learning Theory