ERIC Number: EJ528974
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
A Critique of Social Bonding and Control Theory of Delinquency Using the Principles of Psychology of Mind.
Kelley, Thomas M.
Adolescence, v31 n122 p321-37 Sum 1996
Describes the refined principles of Psychology of Mind and shows how their logical interaction can help explain the comparative amounts of deviant and conforming behavior of youthful offenders. The logic of these principles is used to examine the major assumptions of social bonding and control theory of delinquency focusing predominantly on the formulations of Walter Reckless and Travis Hirschi. (Author/KW)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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