ERIC Number: EJ292643
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Juvenile Delinquency Explained? A Test of Containment Theory.
Thompson, William E.; Dodder, Richard A.
Youth and Society, v15 n2 p171-94 Dec 1983
Examines the extent to which variation in self-reported delinquency is explained by the seven containment variables (favorable self-concept, goal orientation, frustration tolerance, retention of norms, internalization of rules, availability of meaningful roles, and group reinforcement), and focuses on racial and sex differences in self-reported delinquency. (CMG)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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