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ERIC Number: EJ163298
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Publication Date: 1977
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Hellfire and Delinquency Revisited
Higgens, Paul C.; Albrecht, Gary L.
Social Forces, 55, 4, 952-58, Jun 77
Using self-report data from 1,383 Atlanta tenth graders in 1970, we found a moderate negative relationship between church attendance and delinquent behavior. Our data also suggest a causal structure in which respect for the juvenile court system links church attendance with delinquency. (Author/JM)
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Identifiers - Location: Georgia (Atlanta)