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Sensational Interests

  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.

  • Type:

    Book Chapter

  • Date:

    30 November 2010

  • Publication Status:

    Published

  • Publisher

    Springer

  • DOI:

    10.1007/978-1-4419-1695-2_379

  • Library of Congress:

    HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare

Citation

Charles, K. E. & Egan, V. (2010). Sensational Interests. In Levesque, R. J. R. (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Adolescence, 2601-2606. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-1695-2_379. ISBN 978-1-4419-1694-5

Authors

Keywords

Offending; Adolescence; sensational interests; criminal behaviour; sensationalism;

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