Motivation and delinquency

  title={Motivation and delinquency},
  author={Walter R. Gove and D. Wayne Osgood},
  • Walter R. Gove, D. Wayne Osgood
  • Published 1999
  • Sociology
  • Motivational concepts pervade the classic theories of delinquency. And yet, there has been little detailed analysis of the relationship between motivation and delinquency. In this 44th volume of the "Nebraska Symposium on Motivation," a group of leading scholars in a broad range of fields make up for that scholarly negligence, giving explicit and systematic attention to the subject.Joan McCord opens the volume by considering fundamental questions about relationships between motivation… CONTINUE READING

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