The Family and Juvenile Delinquency

@article{Gove1982TheFA,
  title={The Family and Juvenile Delinquency},
  author={Walter R. Gove and Robert D. Crutchfield},
  journal={Sociological Quarterly},
  year={1982},
  volume={23},
  pages={301-319}
}
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