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All Support Is Not Created Equal: Examining the Effects of Positive and Negative Emotional Family Support on Recidivism Among Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

Abstract As scholars continue to generate research on social support, so has the realization that our understanding of this theoretical concept is not so clear. Originally introduced by Francis Cullen in 1994, social support has traditionally been examined as a single measure. Cullen, however, posits that there are numerous forms of social support that can be provided by different actors. Little research has sought to examine these different forms of social support and their relationship with recidivating. Further, the extant literature generally places social support in the positive light, hypothesized to have an inverse relationship with crime. Studies have shown, however, that not all social support provides an inverse relationship with reci... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Galeste, Marcus-Antonio (Author) / Hepburn, John (Advisor) / Wallace, Danielle (Committee member) / Fradella, Henry (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Criminology / Community Corrections / Emotional Support / Family / Recidivism / Reentry / Social Support
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 171 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Criminology and Criminal Justice 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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