Intergenerational Transmission of Criminal and Violent BehavioureBook - 2012
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree', 'Like father like son', 'Chip off the old block'. All these idioms seem to suggest that offspring resemble their parents and this also applies to criminal behaviour. This dissertation by Sytske Besemer investigates mechanisms that might explain why children with criminal parents have a higher risk of committing crime.
Publisher: Leiden : Sidestone Press, ©2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (200 pages)
Alternative Title: Intergenerational transmission of criminal and violent behavior