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Problems of cross-cultural criminology no more! Testing two central tenets of Self-Control Theory across 28 nations

Alexander T. Vazsonyi, Albert J. Ksinan and Magda Javakhishvili

Journal of Criminal Justice, 2021, vol. 75, issue C

Abstract: The current investigation tested two tenets from self-control theory regarding its cross-national validity and applicability, namely the extent to which (1) parenting behaviors (closeness and monitoring) were associated with low self-control, and (2) the extent to which opportunities (two competing operationalizations: routine activities or peer deviance) and low self-control independently (and synergistically) predicted deviant behaviors.

Keywords: Cross-national; Low self-control; Comparative; Crime; Deviance; Delinquency (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021
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DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2021.101827

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