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ERIC Number: EJ310627
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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The Dynamics of Self-Esteem and Delinquency.
McCarthy, John D.; Hoge, Dean R.
American Journal of Sociology, v90 n2 p396-410 Sep 1984
Research results showed that the effect of self-esteem on subsequent delinquent activity is negligible. These findings were robust across various subgroups of age, gender, family type, race, and mother's education. Researchers should look elsewhere than self-esteem for a fuller understanding of delinquency. (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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