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Delinquency and Crime: Current Theories

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Why is crime persistent over generations, within families and within certain individuals? Is crime the manifestation of an inherited latent trait or the result of a failure of socialization and norm-setting processes? Why do youths commit crimes? Delinquency and Crime contains essays by nine leading criminologists that seek to answer these and other questions by describing current theories of crime and the research evidence that supports them. The authors' views on crime causation go beyond traditional criminological ...

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Delinquency and Crime: Current Theories
1996, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521478946

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Delinquency and Crime: Current Theories
1996, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521473224

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