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NCJ Number: 42033 Find in a Library
Title: VOCATIONAL MATURITY AS A PREDICTOR OF DELINQUENCY PRONENESS IN MALE JUVENILES - A DISCRIMINANT ANALYSIS
Author(s): R A SUTTON
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 109
Sponsoring Agency: UMI Dissertation Services
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1346
Sale Source: UMI Dissertation Services
300 North Zeeb Road
P.O. Box 1346
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1346
United States of America
Type: Thesis/Dissertation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS DOCTORAL RESEARCH PROJECT IS AN ATTEMPT TO DETERMINE IF VOCATIONAL MATURITY IS A VALID PREDICTOR OF DELINQUENCY PRONENESS IN MALE JUVENILES. THE REDUCTION OF DELINQUENCY IS A PRIMARY CONCERN OF EDUCATORS.
Abstract: IN ORDER TO REDUCE DELINQUENCY IT IS IMPORTANT TO BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY POTENTIAL DELINQUENTS EARLY. THIS STUDY USES THE CAREER MATURITY INVENTORY TO DETERMINE IF THE TEST IS ABLE TO DISCRIMINATE BETWEEN KNOWN DELINQUENTS AND NONDELINQUENTS, AND TO DETERMINE THE CORRELATION BETWEEN THE CAREER MATURITY INVENTORY AND THE TEST OF SOCIAL INSIGHT, WHICH IS KNOWN TO DISCRIMINATE BETWEEN KNOWN DELINQUENT AND NONDELINQUENT GROUPS....MSP
Index Term(s): Behavior modification; Behavioral science research; Comparative analysis; Crime prediction; Juvenile delinquency factors; Juvenile delinquency prediction; Testing and measurement; Vocational interest tests; Work attitudes
Note: UNIVERSITY OF AKRON - DISSERTATION
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