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Sensational Interests

Charles, Kathy E; Egan, Vincent

Authors

Kathy E Charles

Vincent Egan



Contributors

Roger J R Levesque
Editor

Abstract

This essay examines the current status of sensational
interests and their relationship with offending in adolescence.
The essay describes sensational interests, their
measurement and how they came to be associated with
criminal behavior. New research, which addresses the
complexity of the relationship is discussed and recommendations
are made for further developments in the
field.

Publication Date 2011
Deposit Date Jun 25, 2012
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 2601-2606
Book Title Encyclopedia of Adolescence
ISBN 978-1-4419-1694-5
DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1695-2_379
Keywords Offending; Adolescence; sensational interests; criminal behaviour; sensationalism;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5515
Publisher URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1695-2_379



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