ERIC Number: EJ549091
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Impact of Economic and Parental Characteristics on Juvenile Misconduct.
Prochnow, Jane E.; DeFronzo, James V.
Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, v5 n2 p119-24 Sum 1997
Data from 303 parents with at least one child were analyzed to investigate the relationship of parental characteristics to several measures of children's misconduct. Results found partial support for Social Learning, Control, and Strain theories of delinquency. Economic distress and parental mental illness were found to consistently promote delinquency. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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