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Twists, Turns, and Tears on the Path to the Cycle of Violence

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When I was growing up, I thought I would become a lawyer, having been influenced by the Perry Mason television series that I watched as a child. However, I attended Cornell University on a full scholarship and found that majoring in prelaw did not seem an option. I majored in “Child Development and Family Relationships” and was exposed to Urie Bronfenbrenner’s “ecological model” of development and to research. I was also taking courses in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations and designed a couple of studies as part of social psychology course requirements. I began to think about graduate school and decided to pursue social psychology.

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Widom, C.S. (2015). Twists, Turns, and Tears on the Path to the Cycle of Violence. In: Maltz, M., Rice, S. (eds) Envisioning Criminology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-15868-6_15

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