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Sensational Interests

Charles, Kathy E and Egan, Vincent (2011) Sensational Interests. In: Encyclopedia of Adolescence. Springer, pp. 2601-2606. ISBN 978-1-4419-1694-5

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Abstract/Description

This essay examines the current status of sensational
interests and their relationship with offending in adolescence.
The essay describes sensational interests, their
measurement and how they came to be associated with
criminal behavior. New research, which addresses the
complexity of the relationship is discussed and recommendations
are made for further developments in the
field.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 978-1-4419-1694-5
Electronic ISBN: 978-1-4419-1695-2
Uncontrolled Keywords: Offending; Adolescence; sensational interests; criminal behaviour; sensationalism;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences > School of Health and Social Sciences
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 305 Social groups
300 Social sciences > 360 Social problems & social services > 361 Social problems & social welfare in general
Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Item ID: 5515
Depositing User: Dr Kathy Charles
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2012 14:48
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2012 14:48
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5515

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