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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Vaz, Edmund W.
Middle-class juvenile delinquency.
New York, Harper & Row 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Edmund W Vaz
|Description:||vi, 289 pages 21 cm|
|Contents:||pt. 1. The adolescent youth culture. Introduction. The Protective environment and the adolescent socialization / William A. Westley and Frederick Elkin. --
Teen-age culture: an overview / Jessie Bernard. --
Athletics in high school / James S. Coleman. --
The rating and dating complex / Willard Waller. --
Sexual codes in teenage culture / Ira L. Reiss. --
pt. 2. Socioeconomic status and juvenile delinquency. Introduction. Socioeconomic status and delinquent behavior / F. Ivan Nye, James F. Short, Jr., and Virgil J. Olson. --
Middle-class delinquency and specific offense analysis / Roland J. Chilton. --
Differences in the conception of self as a male among lower and middle class delinquents / Leon F. Fannin and Marshall B. Clinard. pt. 3. Patterns of middle-class delinquency. Introduction. Field observations of the middle class "gangs" / Howard L. Myerhoff and Barbara G. Myerhoff. --
Juvenile delinquency in the middle-class youth culture / Edmund W. Vaz. --
Automobile theft: a "favored-group" delinquency / William W. Wattenberg and James Balistrieri. --
Patterns of drinking and abstinence / George L. Maddox and Bevode C. McCall. --
Juvenile delinquency among middle-class girls / Nancy Barton Wise. --
The suburbs / Harrison E. Salisbury. --
pt. 4. Theories of middle-class juvenile delinquency. Introduction. Middle-class delinquency and the social structure / Albert K. Cohen. --
A perspective on middle-class delinquency / Joseph W. Scott and Edmund W. Vaz. --
Social mobility, statification inconsistency and middle class delinquency / Robert H. Bohlke. --
Norm-violating behavior in middle-class culture / William Kvaraceus and Walter B. Miller. --
A theory of middle class juvenile delinquency / Ralph W. England, Jr.
|Series Title:||Readers in social problems.|