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Trends in Juvenile Delinquency


reviewed by Robert C. Andry 1963

coverTitle: Trends in Juvenile Delinquency
Author(s): T. C. N. Gibbens
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Not only time but also crime marches on. It is over ten years since the late Dr. Lucien Bovet published the first WHO survey on crime (Psychiatric Aspects of Juvenile Delinquency, 1951) in an endeavor to draw together what was then the latest threads of knowledge on crime and criminology. Dr. Trever Gibbens, in the present WHO booklet under review, following in the steps of his colleague, presents a vignette of what has happened since then in the general attempt to understand the baffling world of crime. In some ways, Gibbens draws appropriately on a larger canvas than did his predecessor. The whole problem is not only looked at through his psychiatric eyes, but also through those of such eager and prolific newcomers as the social and educational psychologist, the sociologist, the anthropologist, etc. He reports on many splashes of insight, many researches and hypotheses on causation, which have been... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 65 Number 3, 1963, p. 293-293
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2743, Date Accessed: 12/15/2017 1:31:43 AM

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