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Desistance

  • By: Colleen Hackett
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

Much research on crime, delinquency, and deviance is concerned with the onset and persistence of illegal or nonconforming behavior. The bulk of research on deviance explores the reasons why some people start engaging in a deviant or criminal lifestyle, but what ...

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