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Persisters and Desisters in Crime from Adolescence into Adulthood Explanation, Prevention and Punishment

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ISBN-10: 1409431932

ISBN-13: 9781409431930

Edition: 2012

Authors: Rolf Loeber, Peter Van Der Laan, Wim Slot, Machteld Hoeve, N. Wim Slot

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This volume focuses on the transition between juvenile offending and adult crime. The book examines research based on Dutch, European and North American studies on the persistence and discontinuity of offending between late adolescence and early adulthood.
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Book details

List price: $84.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 502
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.08" tall

David P. Farrington, O.B.E., is Professor of Psychological Criminology at the Institute of Criminology, Cambridge University, and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh.  He is co-chair of the U.S. National Institute of Justice Study Group on Transitions from Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime and co-chair of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Expert Panel on Protective Factors against Youth Violence. His major research interest is in developmental criminology, and he is Director of the Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development, which is a prospective longitudinal survey of over 400 London males from age 8 to age 48. In…