The Vicious Circle of Child Abuse, Juvenile Delinquency, and Future Abuse

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A 6 page discussion of the factors associated with child abuse, delinquency, and the likelihood that an abused child will ultimately become an abuser. The author weaves in the "broken window" theory of James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelly in the argument that we must address child abuse early on if future impacts are to be lessened. Bibliography lists 10 sources.