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The Next Generation of Longitudinal Studies

Magda Stouthamer-Loeber

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the important role that David Farrington has played in the start-up and design of the Pittsburgh Youth Study and how he always stressed hands-on data collection and management. ... More


Developmental Origins of Aggression: From Social Learning to Epigenetics

Richard E. Tremblay

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explains that in the course of executing the Montreal Longitudinal-Experimental Study, the author became convinced that some of the developmental origins of antisocial behavior were ... More


Self-Control, Then and Now

Terrie E. Moffitt

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter advances the need to improve the physical and financial health of populations and reduce crime. It focuses on the role of poor self-control in predicting delinquency, health outcomes, ... More


Criminal Career Research, Mathematical Models, and Testing Quantitative Predictions from Theories

John F. Macleod, Peter G. Grove, and David P. Farrington

in Explaining Criminal Careers: Implications for Justice Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697243
eISBN:
9780191781568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697243.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Criminal career research conducted over the past 40 years is reviewed with a focus on theories and mathematical models leading to quantitative predictions. Starting in the 1970s The evolution of ... More


Criminal Careers in Transition: The Social Context of Desistance from Crime

Stephen Farrall, Ben Hunter, Gilly Sharpe, and Adam Calverley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199682157
eISBN:
9780191789168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682157.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

There has been a growth of interest in why people stop offending, and the processes by which they are rehabilitated back into the community. This book follows the completion of a fifth sweep of ... More


The Mechanics of Studying Desistance from Crime: An Exemplar of a Qualitative Longitudinal Research Project

Stephen Farrall

in Criminal Careers in Transition: The Social Context of Desistance from Crime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199682157
eISBN:
9780191789168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682157.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

It is important to understand the tradition in which one is working, and we locate our own project in terms of a wider set of research methodologies which span the social sciences, and which have ... More


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