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Thugs and ThievesThe Differential Etiology of Violence$
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Joanne Savage and Kevin H. Wozniak

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780195393583

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.001.0001

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The Development of the Violent Person

The Development of the Violent Person

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(p.23) 2 The Development of the Violent Person
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Thugs and Thieves
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Kevin H. Wozniak

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.003.0002

This chapter bridges work from developmental psychology and criminology. In it, we outline the reasoning behind our choice of developmental factors to explore in detail as potential causes of violence. To do so, we bring to the fore constructs from the field of developmental psychology which may be unfamiliar to criminologists, some of which have not been linked explicitly to violence in the child development literature, either. Constructs such as child effects, human sociability, theory of mind, average expectable environment, sensitive periods, negative emotionality, emotion understanding, emotion regulation and social information processing are introduced and applied in service of explaining why we chose to write chapters on intelligence and executive functioning, academic achievement and other school factors, attachment, parental warmth/rejection, and maltreatment.

Keywords:   Developmental Psychology, Developmental Criminology, Child Development, Aggression, Violence, Emotion, Average Expectable Environment

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