The Moral Model of Criminal Lifestyle Development

Part of the Palgrave's Frontiers in Criminology Theory book series (FCRT)


like its predecessor, presents the reader with information about one of the developmental models of criminal lifestyle theory. But instead of reviewing the control model of criminal lifestyle development, Chap.  5 concentrates on the moral model of criminal lifestyle development. As such, the chapter consists of a review of the antecedents, core construct, central components and processes, and principal mediators of the moral model, where callous-unemotional traits serve as the core construct and proactive criminal thinking is the principal mediator.


Moral model Callous-unemotional traits Proactive criminal thinking 


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