Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2019

296 Pages | 4 black and white line drawings

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190069803

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Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi

  • Discusses methods appropriate to test general theories and describes the strong scientific basis in modern research for control theory
  • Presents applications to public policy about juvenile justice, the use of criminal sanctions and the crime prevention methods supported by the best available evidence

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