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ERIC Number: EJ894352
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISSN: ISSN-1055-3835
A Glimpse into the Lives of Nine Youths in a Correctional Facility: Insight into Theories of Delinquency
Wester, Kelly L.; MacDonald, Colleen A.; Lewis, Todd F.
Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, v28 n2 p101-118 Apr 2008
Theories explaining delinquency have been examined primarily using quantitative methods. The current study used interviews to gain insight into the lives of delinquent male adolescents. Results indicate that no single theory best explains delinquency, but a combination of theories provides comprehensive representation. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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