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The relationship between injustice and crime: A general strain theory approach

  • Scheuerman, Heather L.
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    Connect General Strain Theory (GST) and the organizational justice literature by examining how different types and combinations of major forms of injustice (distributive, procedural, and interactional), and resultant anger, may increase the likelihood that individuals respond to strain with crime.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Criminal Justice.

    Volume (Year): 41 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 6 ()
    Pages: 375-385

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jcjust:v:41:y:2013:i:6:p:375-385
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