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NCJ Number: 126908 Find in a Library
Title: Reconciling Structural and Subjective Approaches to the Study of Crime
Journal: Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency  Volume:27  Issue:4  Dated:(November 1990)  Pages:348-375
Author(s): W B Groves; M J Lynch
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 18
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article attempts to reconcile structural and subjective approaches to the study of crime.
Abstract: Materials supporting reconciliation include (a) a review of the broader traditions from which structuralism and subjectivism emerged, (b) an assessment of the strength and limitations of structuralism and subjectivism, (c) arguments supporting the desirability of a combined structural/subjective approach, and (d) an analysis of structuralism and subjectivism as they appear in the 1988 book by Jack Katz, titled Seductions of Crime. 15 notes and 127 references (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Comparative criminology; Environmental influences; Psychological influences on crime; Research methods
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