Crime in Moral And Social Contexts—The American Society Of Criminology, 1989 Presidential Address

  • Joan McCord
Part of the The Plenum Series in Crime and Justice book series (PSIC)


Recently, when I was having dinner at a restaurant and having trouble selecting among the fruit tart, the chocolate mousse, and the cheese cake, the waiter suggested taking a little of each. His suggestion worked so well that I decided to try the same solution for this address to you. My talk will have a bite of new information about an old intervention program, a taste of data on how social contexts affect the age of first conviction, and a morsel of reflections about research on the etiology of crime.


Hazard Rate Criminal Behavior Family Interaction Family Variable Child Rear 
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