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ERIC Number: EJ585353
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1070-5309
Turning Points in the Lives of Young Inner-City Men Forgoing Destructive Criminal Behaviors: A Qualitative Study.
Hughes, Margaret
Social Work Research, v22 n3 p143-51 Sep 1998
Personal and environmental transitions that contributed to positive behavioral changes and the decisions to change are uncovered in in-depth interviews (N=20). Significant factors include maturation; respect and concern for children; fear of physical harm, incarceration, or both; contemplation time; and support and modeling. Implications for services are considered. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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