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Title Violence and serious theft : development and prediction from childhood to adulthood / Rolf Loeber [and others]
Published New York : Routledge, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 404 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction and methods -- Introduction and key questions / Rolf Loeber, David P. Farrington, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, and Helene Raskin White -- The Pittsburgh youth study : its design, data collection, and early key findings / Rolf Loeber, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, and David P. Farrington -- Measurement instruments and constructs / Magda Stouthamer-Loeber and Rebecca Stallings -- Epidemiology of violence, serious theft, substance use, drug dealing and gang membership -- The age-crime curve in reported / David P. Farrington, Rolf Loeber, and Darrick Jolliffe -- Comparing arrests and convictions with reported offending / Rolf Loeber, David P. Farrington, and Darrick Jolliffe -- Substance use, drug dealing, gang membership, and gun carrying and their predictive associations with serious violence and serious theft / Helene Raskin White, Rolf Loeber, & David P. Farrington -- Prediction of violence, serious theft and desistance -- Promotive and risk processes at different life stages / David P. Farrington, Rolf Loeber, Darrick Jolliffe, and Dustin A. Pardini -- Developmental trajectories of violence and theft / Eric Lacourse, Veronique Dupree, and Rolf Loeber -- Desistance from and persistence in offending / Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, Rolf Loeber, Rebecca Stallings, and Eric Lacourse -- Conclusions and policy implications / Rolf Loeber, David P. Farrington, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, and Helene Raskin White
Bibliography "Publications from the Pittsburgh youth study": pages 335-347
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-373) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Criminal behavior -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Longitudinal studies.
Criminal behavior, Prediction of -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Longitudinal studies.
Juvenile delinquency -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Longitudinal studies.
Genre/Form Longitudinal studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Loeber, Rolf.
ISBN 1435646126 (electronic bk.)
9781435646124 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)