Family Dynamics and Deviance

Michael P. Brown, Ball State University
Stephen J. Brodt, Ball State University

ABSTRACT
Increased attention has been paid to the importance of the father's presence in the family home. The present study examines the relationships among such variables as family dynamics, family composition, and self-reported deviance of adolescence. The study uses data derived from a survey of juniors and seniors in Middletown's (Muncie, Indiana) high schools.

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