American Journal of Community Psychology

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 379–385 | Cite as

An experimental analysis of a program to reduce retail theft

  • M. Patrick McNees
  • Marcia Kennon
  • John F. Schnelle
  • Robert E. Kirchner
  • Murphy M. Thomas
Article

Keywords

Social Psychology Health Psychology Experimental Analysis Retail Theft 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Patrick McNees
    • 1
  • Marcia Kennon
    • 1
  • John F. Schnelle
    • 2
  • Robert E. Kirchner
    • 3
  • Murphy M. Thomas
    • 4
  1. 1.The Luton CenterNashville
  2. 2.Middle Tennessee State UniversityMurfreesboro
  3. 3.Nashville Metropolitan Police DepartmentUSA
  4. 4.Rutherford County Guidance CenterMurfreesboro

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