" Might Not Be a Tomorrow " : A Multi-Methods Approach to Anticipated Early Death and Youth Crime

@inproceedings{Brezina2008MN,
  title={" Might Not Be a Tomorrow " : A Multi-Methods Approach to Anticipated Early Death and Youth Crime},
  author={Timothy Brezina and Erdal Tekin},
  year={2008}
}
Might Not Be a Tomorrow”: A Multi-Methods Approach to Anticipated Early Death and Youth Crime A number of researchers point to the anticipation of early death, or a sense of “futurelessness,” as a contributing factor to youth crime and violence. Young people who perceive a high probability of early death, it is argued, may have little reason to delay gratification for the promise of future benefits, as the future itself is discounted. Consequently, these young people tend to pursue high-risk… CONTINUE READING

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