The Abandonment of Delinquent Behavior

In most instances , boys committing such acts are , simply , occasionally breaking across the border by taking something which is ... Fortunately most delinquent youths “ turn around ” in adolescence and abandon delinquent behavior .

Author: John Wilmerding

Publisher: Praeger Pub Text


Category: Social Science

Page: 248

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"Tells the story of American marine painting from the colonial period to the present, grouping artists by their styles and setting their work in historical context."--Dust jacket.

Taking Stock of Delinquency

The Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development: A longterm follow-up of 411 London males. ... Criminal Behavior and Mental Health, 3, 492–523. ... In R. L. Jenkins & W. K. Brown (Eds.), The abandonment of delinquent behavior (pp.

Author: Terence P. Thornberry

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0306479451

Category: Psychology

Page: 332

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This volume is the comprehensive synthesis of the empirical findings of seven important ongoing longitudinal studies of delinquency. It aims to examine the extent to which these studies answer the basic question of the origins of delinquent and criminal careers despite their varying guiding theories, methods, and settings. This book is an important resource for criminologists, psychologists, sociologists, and students on juvenile delinquency, criminology, developmental psychology, and deviant behavior.

Criminal Behavior and the Justice System

In K. T. van Dusen & S.A. Mednick (Eds.), Prospective studies of crime and delinquency (pp. 17–37). Boston: Kluwer-Nijhoff Farrington, ... In R. L. Jenkins (Ed.), The abandonment of delinquent behavior: promoting the turnaround.

Author: Hermann Wegener

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642860176

Category: Psychology

Page: 455

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Readers of this book can gain novel insight into the various theoretical perspectives of psychology and law. It is demonstrated that psychology is not simply an applied discipline in the legal area, but that it contains its own concepts and paradigms for basic research. Legal psychology proves to be an independent, interdisciplinary part of psychology. The contributions represent the experience of different nationalities and judicial systems; emphasis is placed throughout on criminal law. Topics considered include: prediction and explanation of criminal behavior; legal thought, attribution, and sentencing; eyewitness testimony; and correctional treatment with clinical and organizational aspects.

Antisocial Behavior and Mental Health Problems

In R.L.Jenkins (Ed.), The abandonment of delinquent behavior (pp. 155–173). New York: Praeger. Farrington, D.P., Gallagher, B., Morley, L., St. Ledger, R., & West, D.J. (1990). Minimizing attrition in longitudinal research: Methods of ...

Author: Rolf Loeber

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1135678537

Category: Psychology

Page: 338

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Epidemiological surveys have provided key information about the prevalence and degree of seriousness at different ages of a wide array of problem behaviors such as delinquency, substance use, early sexual involvement, and mental health disorders. Knowledge of the extent of these problems and changes in their course over time is important. In its absence, interventions and health planning in general can be difficult. Understanding which risk and protective factors are relevant to which problem behaviors is also essential for the formulation of theories that constitute the basis of intervention. This book draws on the results of the major Pittsburgh Youth Study complemented by follow-up tracking of juvenile court records for more than six years, to address the following questions: *What is the prevalence and age of onset of delinquency, substance use, and early sexual behavior for three samples of boys age 8, 11, and 14? What are the average mental health problems for these ages? How strong are the relationships among these problem behaviors in each of the samples? *Which variables best explain individual differences among the boys in their manifestations of delinquency, substance use, early sexual behavior, and mental health problems? To what extent do explanatory factors vary with age? How accurately can boys with different outcomes be identified by risk scores based on hierarchical multiple regressions? *To what extent are explanatory factors associated with one outcome that are also associated with other outcomes? Are explanatory factors that are especially characteristic of a multiproblem group of boys--who display many different problem behaviors--different from explanatory factors associated with boys with few problems? *Do the results fit a general theory of juvenile problem behaviors, or is a differentiated theory more applicable?

Delinquency and Crime

Motivations for conduct disorder and delinquency . ... In L. R. Huesmann ( Ed . ) , Aggressive behavior : Current perspectives ( pp . ... In R. L. Jenkins & W. K. Brown ( Eds . ) , The abandonment of delinquent behavior ( pp .

Author: Professor of Psychological Criminology Institute of Criminology David P Farrington

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521478946

Category: Social Science

Page: 356

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This book contains essays by leading criminologists describing current theories of why juveniles commit crimes.

Delinquency in Society

Although juvenile delinquency is not as significant a problem in China as it is in the United States, ... for reporting any problems of abuse or abandonment and for reporting to authorities any observed delinquent behavior by others.

Author: Robert Regoli

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763764345

Category: Law

Page: 670

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Delinquency in Society, Eighth Edition provides a systematic introduction to the study of juvenile delinquency, criminal behavior, and status offending youths. This text examines the theories of juvenile crimes and the social context of delinquency including the relevance of families, schools, and peer groups. Reorganized and thoroughly updated to reflect the most current trends and developments in juvenile delinquency, the Eighth Edition includes discussions of the history, institutional context, and societal reactions to delinquent behavior. Delinquency prevention programs and basic coverage of delinquency as it relates to the criminal justice system are also included to add context and support student comprehension.

Delinquent Behavior Among Young People in the Western World

First Results of the International Self-report Delinquency Study J. Junger-Tas, G. J. Terlouw, Malcolm W. Klein ... as well as the abandonment in public places of utensils or instruments used for its consumption . 2.

Author: J. Junger-Tas

Publisher: Kugler Publications

ISBN: 9789062991082

Category: Social Science

Page: 441

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LEAA Reauthorization

ABSTRACT Little is known about what influences a delinquent child to abandon a deviant lifestyle and adopts a more ... INTRODUCTION The literature pertaining to the genesis and maintenance of delinquent behavior is so extensive and ...

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime




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The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention

In The Abandonment of Delinquent Behavior: Promoting the Turnaround, edited by R. L. Jenkins and W. K. Brown. New York: Praeger. Farrington, David P., Rolf Loeber, Rebecca Stallings, and D. Lynn Homish. 2008.

Author: Brandon C. Welsh

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199396698

Category: Social Science

Page: 560

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How can a society prevent-not deter, not punish-but prevent crime? Criminal justice prevention, commonly called crime control, aims to prevent crime after an initial offence has been commited through anything from an arrest to a death penalty sentence. These traditional means have been frequently examined and their efficacy just as frequently questioned. Promising new forms of crime prevention have emerged and expanded as important components of an overall strategy to reduce crime. Crime prevention today has developed along three lines: interventions to improve the life chances of children and prevent them from embarking on a life of crime; programs and policies designed to ameliorate the social conditions and institutions that influence offending; and the modification or manipulation of the physical environment, products, or systems to reduce everyday opportunities for crime. Each strategy aims at preventing crime or criminal offending in the first instance - before the act has been committed. Each, importantly, takes place outside of the formal criminal justice system, representing an alternative, perhaps even socially progressive way to reduce crime. The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention is a comprehensive, up-to-date, and authoritative review of research on crime prevention. Bringing together top scholars in criminology, public policy, psychology, and sociology, this Handbook includes critical reviews of the main theories that form the basis of crime prevention, evidence-based assessments of the effectiveness of the most important interventions, and cross-cutting essays that examine implementation, evaluation methodology, and public policy. Covering the three major crime prevention strategies active today-developmental, community, and situational-this definitive volume addresses seriously and critically the ways in which the United States and the Western world have attempted, and should continue to strive for the of crime.

Handbook of Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Subtyping children with conduct problems based on their interpersonal and affective style. ... In R. L. Jenkins & W. K. Brown (Eds.), The abandonment of delinquent behavior: Promoting the turnaround (pp. 155–173). New York: Praeger.

Author: Herbert C. Quay

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461548810

Category: Psychology

Page: 695

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The purpose of this Handbook is to provide the researcher, clinician, teacher and student in all mental health fields with comprehensive coverage of Disruptive Behavior Disorders (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder). With over 50 contributors and 2600 references, this Handbook is the most complete resource available on this important topic.