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  1. Fulltext. Unemployment and Foster home placements : Estimating the net effect of provocation and inhibition.

    Article - En anglais



    This study sought, first, to explain and reconcile the provocation and inhibition theories of the effect of rising themployment on the incidence of antisocial behavior Second, it tested the hypothesis, implied by the provocation and inhibition theories, that the relationship between unemploy meat and foster home placements forms an inverted « U » Methods.

    The hypothesis was tested with data from Califomia for 137 months beginning in February 1984.


    Findings showed that the hypothesis was supported.


    Rising joblessaess increases the incidence of foster home placements among families that lose jobs or income Levels of jobiessness that threaten workers who remain cmployed however, inhibit antisocial behavior and reduce the incidence of foster home placements.

    This means that accoutiting for the social costs of unemployment is more complicated than assumed under the provocation theory.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Epidémiologie, Evaluation, Homme, Santé, Chomage, Association, Placement familial, Santé mentale, Variation saisonnière, Facteur risque, Violence, Victimologie, Prévalence, Recommandation, Prévention

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United States, North America, America, Epidemiology, Evaluation, Human, Health, Unemployment, Association, Foster care placement, Mental health, Seasonal variation, Risk factor, Violence, Victimology, Prevalence, Recommendation, Prevention

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0312842

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 16/11/1999.