Rehabilitation Programs for Deviant Youth
by Joseph D. Lohman & James T. Carey - 1966
An examination of the delinquency statistics of the last ten years suggests that the increase in officially recorded offenses is a condition of the emerging metropolitan community. High rates of delinquency have been uniformly associated with dense and heterogeneous populations. It does not follow that youngsters in the metropolitan areas of our nation are more delinquency-prone, only that more of the deviant behavior is addressed by formal agencies and hence comes to official attention.
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