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The Influence of Peer Pressure on Criminal Behaviour May

@inproceedings{Esiri2016TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Peer Pressure on Criminal Behaviour May},
  author={Omogho Esiri},
  year={2016}
}
Peer pressure is a reoccurring phenomenon in criminal or deviant behaviour especially, as it pertains to adolescents. It may begin in early childhood of about 5years and increase through childhood to become more intense in adolescence years. This paper examines how peer pressure is present in adolescents and how it may influence or create the leverage to non-conformity to societal norms and laws. The paper analyses the process and occurrence of peer influence and pressure on individuals and… 

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