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Family and Delinquency

  • By: Kristy N. Matsuda
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Families are generally considered to be the primary agent of socialization. The impact of family on delinquency (defined here as a juvenile's violation of the penal code) has been theorized about and investigated for decades, across academic disciplines, and in diverse ...

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