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A Proposal for Research in Delinquency Causation
C. K. Cheng and Douglas S. Yamamura
Vol. 39, No. 4 (May, 1961), pp. 346-352
Published by: Oxford University Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2573433
Page Count: 7
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Studies of delinquency causation have been very largely fragmentary and segmented. In order to secure more definitive knowledge for the formulation of more effective programs of delinquency control and prevention, the authors believe that the time has come for the United States to mobilize its resources for the launching of a coordinated, large-scale, interdisciplinary, and longitudinal research in delinquency causation.