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ERIC Number: EJ543457
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7732
Socioeconomic Status, Subcultural Definitions, and Violent Delinquency.
Heimer, Karen
Social Forces, v75 n3 p799-833 Mar 1997
Analysis of national longitudinal survey data on 918 adolescent males and their parents shows that violent delinquency is a product of learning definitions favorable to violence; such learning is determined by association with aggressive peers, socioeconomic status, parenting practices, and prior violent delinquency. Emphasizes joint contributions to violent adolescent behavior of social stratification and culture. Contains 117 references. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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