Role of Religiosity in the Lives of the Low-Income Population: A Comprehensive Review of the Evidence. Findings for the General Population

07/10/2009

Since Hirschi and Starks (1969) landmark study, which finds a nondeterrent effect of religion on delinquency, several studies have explored the association between religion and crime and have generated inconsistent findings. More recently, researchers have conducted two reviews that examine the relationship between religiosity and crime and offer methodological explanations for the mixed results.

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