Male Criminal Activity from Childhood Through Youth

Male Criminal Activity from Childhood Through Youth

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Male Criminal Activity From Childhood Through Youth reports the results of a large longitudinal study from 1972 to 1985 on a sample of delinquents and a comparison sample of the population in Montreal. A clarification emerges from this extensive study: how to describe criminal activity in a comprehensive theory of crime which integrates the offense, offending, and patterns of offending. Using a developmental approach, Drs. Le Blanc and FrAcchette observed a gradation of crimes with subjects progressing through five distinct stages of offending. In all, the research investigates the factors that sustain the development of offending and the mechanisms which accelerate, stabilize, and decelerate the commission of crimes. This book represents a significant advance in the understanding of the development of criminal activity.numerous biographies and autobiographies, typologies of delinquent roles ( Clinard aamp; Quinney, 1967; Gibbons, 1965; Lemert, 1972; ... As defined by sociologists, a career is an attribute of an individual or a way of describing his or her lifestyle.

Title:Male Criminal Activity from Childhood Through Youth
Author:Marc Le Blanc, Marcel Frechette
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-03-07


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