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Self-Control Theory

  • By: Chris L. Gibson & Elise T. Costa
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi's book A General Theory of Crime has received much attention from criminologists since its publication in 1990. As the title implies, the theory covers all forms of crime committed by perpetrators of ...

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