path dependency

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path dependency (plural path dependencies)

  1. Alternative form of path dependence.
    • 2009, Marvin D. Krohn, Alan J. Lizotte, Gina Penly Hall, Handbook on Crime and Deviance, page 70:
      Path dependencies occur when the response to a turning point event or treatment is contingent upon the individual's developmental history.