The Importance of Social Support and Coercion to Risk of Impulsivity and Juvenile Offending

@article{Kurtz2017TheIO,
  title={The Importance of Social Support and Coercion to Risk of Impulsivity and Juvenile Offending},
  author={Don L. Kurtz and E. Zavala},
  journal={Crime & Delinquency},
  year={2017},
  volume={63},
  pages={1838 - 1860}
}
  • Don L. Kurtz, E. Zavala
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Crime & Delinquency
  • The current study provides a comprehensive test of differential social support and coercion (DSSC) theory of crime as proposed by Colvin, Cullen, and Vander Ven. DSSC suggests that social interactions are either coercive or supportive in nature and that these interactions figure prominently into the development of self-control and delinquent behavior. Data drawn from the Evaluation of the Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT) assess four DSSC research hypotheses. Ordinary least squares… CONTINUE READING
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